Picnic

Hardcover | March 18, 2003

byEmily Arnold Mccully

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"Beautiful day!"
"Not a cloud in the sky!"
"A-picnicking we go!"

When Picnic was first published in 1984, readers fell in love with Emily Arnold McCully's lush watercolors and charming story about a little mouse who is reunited with her family. Now the Caldecott artist has added words and painted bigger illustrations in her signature whimsical style to accommodate a larger-sized read-aloud book. But what has not changed is a timeless story about the hurt of being lost, and the joy of being found again.

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"Beautiful day!""Not a cloud in the sky!""A-picnicking we go!"When Picnic was first published in 1984, readers fell in love with Emily Arnold McCully's lush watercolors and charming story about a little mouse who is reunited with her family. Now the Caldecott artist has added words and painted bigger illustrations in her signature whim...

Emily Arnold McCullyhas illustrated more than a hundred books for children, including her own First Snow and Arnold Adoff's Black Is Brown Is Tan. She won the Caldecott Medal for her book Mirette On the High Wire.

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Format:HardcoverPublished:March 18, 2003Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0066238544

ISBN - 13:9780066238548

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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“Defined by McCully’s precise, energetic line drawings and brightened with washes in warm, rich colors, the ink-and-watercolor artwork will appeal to children and adults alike. With a short text and sun-dappled illustrations, this book captures the feeling og the best summer days; so joyful, so spendid that even the sad tale of a little lost mouse is sure th end happily.” (ALA Booklist)