Marco's Run by Wesley Cartier

Marco's Run

byWesley CartierIllustratorReynold Ruffins

Paperback | August 8, 2003

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Marco is a fast runner. Is he as fast as a rabbit? A bobcat? A horse? Who is the fastest runner of all? This quick-moving story runs wild in the hands of award-winning illustrator Reynold Ruffins.

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Wesley Cartier is a published author of children's books.No Bio

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Title:Marco's RunFormat:PaperbackDimensions:24 pages, 7.32 × 6.08 × 0.09 inPublished:August 8, 2003Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152048286

ISBN - 13:9780152048280

Appropriate for ages: 4

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Gr. 1-2. Off for a run in the park, a young boy imagines he runs as fast as a rabbit, a bobcat, a horse, a cheetah, until he arrives home, where he sits down on the stoop with a thump, then goes in the house and flops down on his bed. The short, energetic text in the boy's voice is extended by Ruffins' bright, rhythmic illustrations, which show each wild animal running in its natural habitat, and, on the opposite page, the African American boy running with his dad in the city park. Beginning readers will enjoy the action, speed, and color in words and pictures in this entry in the Green Light Reader series. Hazel Rochman