Scarecrow by Cynthia RylantScarecrow by Cynthia Rylant


byCynthia RylantIllustratorLauren Stringer

Paperback | April 1, 2001

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Scarecrows. They perch high above gardens and fields, with borrowed coats and button eyes and pie-pan hands that glint in the sun. What else is there to know about them? Perhaps more than we realize. Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant's rich and poignant story, powerfully illustrated by Lauren Stringer, will resonate deeply in the hearts of readers, who just might find themselves seeing the world in a whole new way.
Cynthia Rylant is a Newbery medalist and the author of many acclaimed books for young people. She's well known for her popular characters for early readers, including Mr. Putter & Tabby and Henry & Mudge. She lives in the Pacific Northwest. LAUREN STRINGER is the award-winning author and illustra...
Title:ScarecrowFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.15 inPublished:April 1, 2001Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152024808

ISBN - 13:9780152024802

Appropriate for ages: 4


Editorial Reviews

Rylant is in fine form . . . and Stringer's big, bold acrylic illustrations do a lovely job of amplifying the text." -Kirkus Reviews"Rylant uses casual, conversational language with simple elegance and pleasing rhythms. . . . Stringer's acrylic paintings are magnificent." -School Library Journal "