A Day's Work by Eve BuntingA Day's Work by Eve Bunting

A Day's Work

byEve BuntingIllustratorRonald Himler

Paperback | March 19, 2004

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Francisco, a young Mexican-American boy, helps his grandfather find work as a gardener, even though the old man cannot speak English and knows nothing about gardening.
Eve Bunting has written over two hundred books for children, including the Caldecott Medal-winning Smoky Night, illustrated by David Diaz, The Wall, Fly Away Home, and Train to Somewhere . She lives in Southern California. Ronald Himler is the award-winning illustrator of more than 75 books for children. He lives in the des...
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Title:A Day's WorkFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 8.5 × 9.56 × 0.12 inPublished:March 19, 2004Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0395845181

ISBN - 13:9780395845189

Appropriate for ages: 4

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From Our Editors

"The family drama captures that universal immigrant experience in which the child must help the adult interpret the new world, while the wise adult still has much to teach the child about enduring values".--"ALA Booklist". An "American Bookseller" "Pick of the Lists". Illustrations

Editorial Reviews

Bunting perfectly captures the intergenerational love and respect shared by these two characters and the man's strong sense of honesty and integrity. Himler's softly colored illustrations reflect the feelings of the characters and setting." School Library Journal"Bunting perfectly captures the intergenerational love and respect shared by these two characters and the man's strong sense of honesty and integrity. Himler's softly colored illustrations reflect the feelings of the characters and setting." SLJ Best Books of the Year "