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Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride
Contributor(s): DiCamillo, Kate (Author), Van Dusen, Chris (Illustrator)
ISBN: 0763645052     ISBN-13: 9780763645052
Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
OUR PRICE:   $6.29  
Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: December 2009
Annotation: The amiable, porcine wonder Mercy Watson takes an automobile ride she'll never forget in the second tale of an ebullient first chapter-book series by Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo ("The Tale of Despereaux"). Full color.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Humorous Stories
- Juvenile Fiction | Action & Adventure - General
- Juvenile Fiction | Animals - Pigs
Dewey: FIC
Lexile Measure: 550
Series: Mercy Watson
Physical Information: 0.3" H x 6.3" W x 8.1" (0.50 lbs) 80 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 106376
Reading Level: 2.7   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
The New York Times best-selling porcine wonder finds herself behind the wheel in this hilarious adventure available in paperback.

Mr. and Mrs. Watson's porcine wonder, Mercy, loves nothing more than a ride in the car. It takes a fair amount of nudging and bribing and a You are such a good sport, darling to get the portly pig out of the driver's seat, but once the convertible is on the road, Mercy loves the feel of the wind tickling her ears and the sun on her snout. One day the Watsons' motoring ritual takes an unexpected turn, however, when their elderly neighbor Baby Lincoln pops up in the backseat in hopes of some folly and adventure -- and in the chaos that ensues, an exuberant Mercy ends up behind the wheel Soon there's a policeman on her tail, a struggle for the brake, and a blissfully airborne Mercy. Of course, it's nothing that an extra helping of buttered toast can't fix