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Ben and the Porcupine

By: Carrick, Carol

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, Clarion Books: 1981

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 003395


After Ben, Christopher's dog, tangles with a porcupine while they are playing ball, Christopher fears for his pet's safety until he thinks of a way to pacify the porcupine. "A nicely crafted realistic story, brought to life through Donald Carrick's astute, controlled watercolors. " - ALA, Booklist. At least five other "Christopher" stories are available from the same publisher. 31 pages, full-color illustrations on each page. Pictorial cover, small wrinkl... View more info

The Searcher and Old Tree

By: McPhail, David

Price: $10.12

Publisher: Watertown, MA, Charlesbridge Pub Inc.: 2008

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 003463


Every morning Searcher returns home to Old Tree's branches, his belly full from the night's search for food. Every day Old Tree watches peacefully as the Searcher sleeps. Today is different. Today a storm is coming. Renowned author-illustrator David McPhail crafts a subtle allegory about the special places and people who make us feel safe and loved. 29 pages, illustrations are beautiful and engaging. 8 1/4" x 10 1/4 View more info