Desert Rose by Alison Jackson
  

Desert Rose

Written by Alison Jackson
Illustrated by Keith Graves

RRP £5.99

Synopsis

Desert Rose by Alison Jackson

Desert Rose tells the story of pig farmer Rose, who finds herself in a bit of a quandary when she can't get her sure-to-be-prize-winning hog over the creek in time to win first prize at the state fair. She tries to enlist the help of all sorts of varmints, including a coyote, a rattlesnake and a cowboy, but to no avail. It's only after Rose very nicely asks an armadillo that a chain of events is set in motion that's sure to leave everyone happy!

Reviews

'A hilarious, cumulative story that children will love to participate in'

'This is a book that begs to be read aloud ... this hilarious reworking of the old cumulative story of an uncooperative animal and the chain of events needed to get it moving will have your audience rolling in the aisles'

About the Author

Alison Jackson has worked as a children's librarian for 25 years in both California and Florida, where she now lives. Her book The Ballad of Valentine was a New York Times bestseller. Keith Graves is the illustrator of several picture books, including Frank Was A Monster Who Wanted to Dance. He lives in Texas, where he is currently working on projects for both Nickelodeon and Disney.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
40 pages

Author

Alison Jackson
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Author's Website

www.bloomsbury.com/Authors/...

Publisher

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
www.bloomsbury.com/Trade/

Publication date

15th February 2010

ISBN

9781408802199


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