A Picnic in October

Paperback | September 15, 2004

byEve BuntingIllustratorNancy Carpenter

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Tony thinks it's dumb to go all the way to Liberty Island for a birthday picnic. But that's before he understands what the Statue of Liberty means to Grandma.

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Tony thinks it's dumb to go all the way to Liberty Island for a birthday picnic. But that's before he understands what the Statue of Liberty means to Grandma.

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. Nancy Carpenter, illustrator of many successful picture books, lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 10.78 × 8.5 × 0.1 inPublished:September 15, 2004Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152050655

ISBN - 13:9780152050658

Appropriate for ages: 4

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Poignant . . . Bunting's patriotic story . . . never grows soppy." - Publishers Weekly "Bunting warmly captures the lasting emotional impact that the first sighting of the statue can have on hopeful new arrivals . . . Excellent." - School Library Journal "