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Spuds

By Karen Hesse - Illustrated by Wendy Watson
Scholastic Press; September 1, 2008
ISBN 9780439879934

There’s nothing like hot potatoes on a cold night... So big sister Maybelle takes her brothers, Jack and Eddie, to gather spuds from Mr. Kenney’s field and surprise Ma with something delicious. But after an unforgettable moonlight adventure, surprises are in store for everyone... Newberry Medalist Karen Hesse has crafted a heartwarming narrative, filled with stunning images. Wendy Watson’s warm, glowing artwork is a perfect complement to a story that overflows with love, integrity, and down-home family values.


 

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"The subtlety in Hesse’s spare, regional poetry is beautifully extended in Watson’s uncluttered pictures." – Booklist, Starred Review

"Watson’s art roots this story pleasingly...Together, the story and pictures create an appetite, then satisfy it." – Publisher's Weekly, Starred Review