Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Something Wonky This Way Comes by Kate DiCamillo


Something Wonky This Way Comes
by Kate DiCamillo
Illustrated by Chris Van Dusen
Candlewick Press; 2009; 86 pages

Mercy Watson is a porcine wonder (pig that thinks like she is a human) that loves butter! Something Wonky This Way Comes is the newest title in the intermediate Mercy Watson series by Kate DiCamillo. The book starts as Mercy and Mr. and Mrs. Watson are on their way to the drive in. Disaster arises when Mercy gets a whiff of the extra buttery popcorn and goes on a search to find out who is eating it! This book as well as all the others in this series is a great beginning reader chapter book. The story is entertaining and full of bright, colorful pictures. Children are sure to find this book just as good as the others in the series. Parents, you will enjoy this one too!

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