Newbery Medal-winning author Nancy Willard's trilogy of adventure tales, now in one volume. Children won't be able to put down these stories of the journeys of a boy and his orange cat, Plumpet.
Anatole has a knack for seeking and finding adventure, often with Plumpet, hisorange cat, who is accustomed to ghost trains, amnesiac soldiers, flying horses,and wallpaper portals, just a few of the enchantments encountered along the way.From his perilous search for wild fennel to cure his grandmother's asthma, to hishigh-stakes game of checkers to save his uncle from a wizard's evil spell, Anatole'smissions will keep young readers turning the pages of this omnibus edition ofthe Newbery Medalwinning author Nancy Willard's trilogy of fantasy tales:Sailing to Cythera, The Island of the Grass King, and Uncle Terrible. David McPhail'spen-and-ink illustrations throughout are beautifully detailed engagements withWillard's world of make-believe. Anatole may be small but he is determined toright the wrongs he finds in each of the lands he enters. Whether kindness or evilwill prevail is a matter of suspense, but Anatole is always on the side of the light.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 344 pages
- Publisher: The New York Review of Books, Inc
- Publication Date: 20/11/2018
- Category: Adventure
- ISBN: 9781681372921
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