The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According to Susy) by Barbara KerleyThe Extraordinary Mark Twain (According to Susy) by Barbara Kerley

The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According to Susy)

byBarbara KerleyIllustratorEdwin Fotheringham

Hardcover | January 1, 2010

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According to Susy, people were just plain wrong about her papa. They thought they knew Mark Twain--after all, he was a world-famous author. Thousands of people had read his books and attended his lectures. Some of them even considered themselves Mark Twain experts. But they didn't really know him.And so, in secret, thirteen-year-old Susy wrote her own biography of Mark Twain--because she was determined to set therecord straight!Through seamless prose, sly pictures, and generous excerpts from Susy's actual diary (inventively designed inside separate minibookinserts), readers are treated to an intimate portrait of an American icon.
Barbara Kerley's award-winning picture books include What To Do About Alice?; The Dinosaur of Waterhouse Hawkins, a Caldecott Honor and ALA Notable Book; and Walt Whitman: Words for America, a Sibert Honor Book. She lives in McKinleyville, California. You can visit her at Edwin Fotherinham made his picture book ...
Title:The Extraordinary Mark Twain (According to Susy)Format:HardcoverDimensions:48 pages, 12.3 × 8.88 × 0.41 inPublished:January 1, 2010Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545125081

ISBN - 13:9780545125086

Appropriate for ages: 7