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Farmer Palmer's Wagon Ride

Farmer Palmer's Wagon Ride

William Steig; Read by Matthew Brown

Macmillan Young Listeners



Macmillan Young Listeners

Macmillan Audio

On Sale: 12/01/2012

ISBN: 9781427232625

The wagon ride from town is so hazardous that Farmer Palmer, a pig, and Ebenezer, an ass, barely make it home again.

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Praise for Farmer Palmer's Wagon Ride

“In his offhand, poker-faced manner, Steig narrates the comically hapless journey of porcine Farmer Palmer and his asinine hired hand Ebenezer as they return from town, their wagon loaded with gifts for the Palmer family.” —Starred, Booklist

William Steig; Read by Matthew Brown

William Steig (1907-2003) was a cartoonist, illustrator and author of award-winning books for children, including Shrek!, on which the DreamWorks movies are based. In 1930, Steig's work began appearing in The New Yorker, where his drawings have been a popular fixture ever since. He published his first children's book, Roland the Minstrel Pig, in 1968. In 1970, Steig received the Caldecott Medal for Sylvester and the Magic Pebble. His books for children also include Dominic; The Real Thief; The Amazing Bone, a Caldecott Honor Book; Amos & Boris, a National Book Award finalist; and Abel's Island and Doctor De Soto, both Newbery Honor Books. He died in Boston at the age of 95.

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