Mr. Wuffles! by David WiesnerMr. Wuffles! by David Wiesner

Mr. Wuffles!

byDavid Wiesner

Hardcover | October 1, 2013

not yet rated|write a review

Pricing and Purchase Info

$21.12 online 
$25.50 list price save 17%
Earn 106 plum® points

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Available in stores

about

In a near wordless masterpiece that could only have been devised by David Wiesner, a cat named Mr. Wuffles doesn't care about toy mice or toy goldfish. He's much more interested in playing with a little spaceship full of actual aliens-but the ship wasn't designed for this kind of rough treatment. Between motion sickness and damaged equipment, the aliens are in deep trouble. &nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp&nbsp When the space visitors dodge the cat and take shelter behind the radiator to repair the damage, they make a host of insect friends. The result? A humorous exploration of cooperation between aliens and insects, and of the universal nature of communication involving symbols, "cave" paintings, and gestures of friendship.

About The Author

David Wiesner is the second person in the Caldecott Medal's history to win the award three times, for Tuesday (1992), The Three Pigs (2002), and Flotsam (2007), and has also received two Caldecott Honors. He lives with his wife near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They have two children and two cats. Visit his website at www.hmhbook...
Tuesday
Tuesday

by David Wiesner

$10.52$11.50

In stock online

Available in stores

Flotsam
Flotsam

by David Wiesner

$20.51$26.99

In stock online

Available in stores

The Three Pigs
The Three Pigs

by David Wiesner

$20.60$26.99

In stock online

Available in stores

Shop this author

Details & Specs

Title:Mr. Wuffles!Format:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 9 × 11 × 0.36 inPublished:October 1, 2013Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0618756612

ISBN - 13:9780618756612

Nearby Stores

We found 0 nearby stores

Customer Reviews of Mr. Wuffles!

Reviews

Extra Content

Editorial Reviews

Expertly imagined, composed, drawn and colored, this is Wiesner at his best." - Kirkus, starred review "Wiesner once again produces a fantasy adventure that isn't like anything else around." - Publishers Weekly, starred review "This exemplary Wiesnerian blend of ordinary and extraordinary incorporates the delights of Borrowers- style innovations, quintessential cat behavior, and Wiesner's own exquisitely fashioned art." - The Horn Book Magazine, starred review "Once again Wiesner dips into his impressible imagination to deliver a mostly wordless conceptual picture book where the mundane and the magical collide. . . .Wiesner is a three-time Caldecott winner. Three. Fans will be ready to pounce." - Booklist, starred review "Visual storytelling at its best." - School Library Journal, starred review "The award-winning Wiesner (his trophy collection would make Meryl Streep blush) is a master of the form, a magical realist who makes the commonplace seem suddenly more interesting." - The Atlantic Wire 'Fans of Tuesday will recognize Wiesner's easy shift from the mundane to the fantastical here as well as his deft and plausible creation of a skewed reality. . . . On a more dramatic note, there's a Spielberg/Lucas level of glory to the bold ant-back and ladybug-flying escape scenes (you can practically hear the John Williams score).' -The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books "