Lassie Come-home (Picture Puffin Story Books)

 
9780140557466: Lassie Come-home (Picture Puffin Story Books)

Lassie's family can't afford to keep her so they sell her to a wealthy family. Lassie escapes each afternoon to meet her former master from school as she always has done. She is then sent to Scotland but soon escapes, and guided by her instincts she eventually arrives home to a warm welcome.

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"Text and art are equally strong, meeting the high expectations held by the author's and illustrator's sizable following and doing justice to a classic story." -- "Publishers Weekly", starred review

"In this lushly illustrated adaptation of Eric Knight's 1938 novel, Wells and Jeffers have combined their talents to produce a book irresistible to lovers of animal stories. . . . A wonderful addition to any collection." --"School Library Journal", starred review

Text and art are equally strong, meeting the high expectations held by the author's and illustrator's sizable following and doing justice to a classic story. "Publishers Weekly, starred review"

In this lushly illustrated adaptation of Eric Knight's 1938 novel, Wells and Jeffers have combined their talents to produce a book irresistible to lovers of animal stories. . . . A wonderful addition to any collection. "School Library Journal, starred review""

Text and art are equally strong, meeting the high expectations held by the author's and illustrator's sizable following and doing justice to a classic story. Publishers Weekly, starred review

In this lushly illustrated adaptation of Eric Knight's 1938 novel, Wells and Jeffers have combined their talents to produce a book irresistible to lovers of animal stories. . . . A wonderful addition to any collection. School Library Journal, starred review

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About the Author:

Rosemary Wells is the author and illustrator of many beloved books, including those starring Max the bunny. Rosemary Wells lives in Scarborough-on-Hudson, New York.

Susan Jeffers was a Caldecott Honoree for Stopping by Woods and an ABBY winner for Brother Eagle, Sister Sky. These outstanding books, in addition to Hiawatha and The Three Jovial Huntsmen, have placed her in the very top rank of American illustrators. Susan Jeffers lives in Croton-on-Hudson, New York.

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