Illustrated by Steven Kellogg, Dial
ISBN: 0-8037-1698-2 trd;
ISBN: 0-14-056837-9 pbk
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An original tall tale about a gutsy librarian who turns a town of TV watchers and a motorcycle gang into readers.
“The silliness of both story and pictures are perfectly matched…A winner for storytimes anywhere.”
– starred review, School Library Journal
Winner of the 2000 New Mexico Land of Enchantment Book Award (Children’s Division), and nominated for children’s choice awards in several other states. An ALA Notable Book.