Another Quest For Celeste

Hardcover | February 6, 2018

byHenry ColeIllustratorHenry Cole

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Celeste never intended to leave her plantation home, but she ends up on a steamboat headed up the Mississippi. Once Celeste leaves the steamboat, she finds herself on the frontier in southern Indiana. It is 1822 and Celeste meets a tall, lanky boy wielding an axe: a young Abraham Lincoln.

Celeste’s journey reveals the harsh realities of frontier life for the Lincoln family. She also encounters a host of woodland animals who are eager to help her explore the true meaning of home.

Stunning black-and-white artwork illuminates this special story about an adventurous mouse and a boy who would become one of America’s greatest presidents.

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Celeste never intended to leave her plantation home, but she ends up on a steamboat headed up the Mississippi. Once Celeste leaves the steamboat, she finds herself on the frontier in southern Indiana. It is 1822 and Celeste meets a tall, lanky boy wielding an axe: a young Abraham Lincoln. Celeste’s journey reveals the harsh realities o...

Henry Cole is the illustrator of many beloved books for children, including his own A Nest for Celeste, Brambleheart, Bayberry Island, Jack’s Garden and On Meadowview Street. While growing up in Virginia, he enjoyed spending time building bird houses, hiking in the woods and fields around his farm, and making friends with several mice....

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 7.12 × 5.56 × 0.98 inPublished:February 6, 2018Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062658123

ISBN - 13:9780062658128

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