True (. . . Sort Of)

by Katherine Hannigan

HarperCollins Publishers Ltd. | April 24, 2012 | Trade Paperback

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Can friendship save you?

The day Ferris Boyd moves to town, Delly Pattison is sure a special surpresent (a present that is a surprise) is on its way. Instead, Delly ends up in even more trouble than usual.

The Boyds' arrival in River Bluffs means big changes for Brud Kinney, too. He can't believe who he's hanging around with. Ferris Boyd isn't like anyone Delly or Brud have ever known. Ferris is a mystery and a wonder.

Through friendship, though, Delly, Brud, and Ferris discover truths that will change their lives. And bring them the best surpresent of all.

Includes an all-new afterword featuring a short story, photographs by the author, and more

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 384 pages, 7.38 × 5 × 0.85 in

Published: April 24, 2012

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0061968757

ISBN - 13: 9780061968754

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True (. . . Sort Of)

True (. . . Sort Of)

by Katherine Hannigan

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 384 pages, 7.38 × 5 × 0.85 in

Published: April 24, 2012

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0061968757

ISBN - 13: 9780061968754

From the Publisher

Can friendship save you?

The day Ferris Boyd moves to town, Delly Pattison is sure a special surpresent (a present that is a surprise) is on its way. Instead, Delly ends up in even more trouble than usual.

The Boyds' arrival in River Bluffs means big changes for Brud Kinney, too. He can't believe who he's hanging around with. Ferris Boyd isn't like anyone Delly or Brud have ever known. Ferris is a mystery and a wonder.

Through friendship, though, Delly, Brud, and Ferris discover truths that will change their lives. And bring them the best surpresent of all.

Includes an all-new afterword featuring a short story, photographs by the author, and more

About the Author

Katherine Hannigan studied mathematics, painting, and studio art and has worked as the education coordinator for a Head Start program and, most recently, as an assistant professor of art and design. She is the author ofTrue (. . . Sort Of),Emmaline and the Bunny, and the national bestsellerIda B . . . and Her Plans to Maximize Fun,Avoid Disaster, and (Possibly) Save the World. She lives in Iowa with a bunch of cats and the occasional bunny or bird visitor. Her backyard hosts an additional array of creatures, including deer, raccoons, possums, and sometimes a skunk. But no alligators . . . yet!

Editorial Reviews

"With playful, alliterative, fun-to-read-aloud language and its fantastical storyline, this winning, 32-chapter novelette recalls the magical whimsy of Roald Dahl." (Kirkus Reviews (starred review))