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Farmer Palmer's Wagon Ride

Farmer Palmer's Wagon Ride

William Steig; Pictures by the author

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)



Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

FSG Books for Young Readers

On Sale: 07/30/2013

ISBN: 9781466814080

32 Pages, Ages 4-8

In this picture book from William Steig, 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; Pictures by the author

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; the Caldecott Medal-winner Sylvester and the Magic Pebble; The Caldecott Honor book The Amazing Bone; and the Newbury Honor Books Abel's Island and Doctor De Soto. Stieg also published thirteen collections of drawings for adults, including The Lonely Ones, Male/Female, and Our Miserable Life.

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William Steig

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

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