Wee Sister Strange (Hardcover)

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With a lyrical text and gorgeous, ethereal illustrations, here is a mesmerizing and magical original bedtime fairy tale reminiscent of Emily Winfield Martin’s Dream Animals, and perfect for reading aloud.

They say there's a girl
Who lives by the woods
In a crooked old house
With no garden but gloom.
 
She doesn't have parents.
No one knows her name.
 
But the people in town
Call her Wee Sister Strange. 
 
Like Emily Winfield Martin’s bestselling Dream Animals, here is a bedtime read-aloud sure to entrance young listeners. Each evening, as the shadows grow long, Wee Sister Strange climbs from her window and runs into the woods. She talks to the owls and rides on a bear. She clambers up trees and dives into the bog. She is searching for something.... She looks far and wide, over forest and marsh. What is it she seeks? Why, it's a wee bedtime story to help her fall asleep!

About the Author


Holly Grant is the author of The League of Beastly Dreadfuls series, which author Bruce Coville called "marvelously inventive" and School Library Journal said is "reminiscent of Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events." She lives in Colorado. Follow her on Twitter @HollyMMGrant.
 
K.G Campbell illustrated the Newbery Award winner Flora and Ulysses by
Kate DiCamillo; Tea Party Rules by Amy Dyckman, which received three starred reviews; and
Who Wants a Tortoise? by Dave Keane. He also wrote and illustrated Lester's Dreadful
Sweaters, which was an Ezra Jack Keats Honor Book; The Mermaid and the Shoe; and, most
recently, Dylan the Villain. K.G. lives in California. Visit him at kgcampbell.com and follow
him on Twitter @KGCampbell2.

Praise For…


"It would have sent C. S. Lewis over the moon." —The New York Times Book Review

“An enchanting bedtime tale to be read over and over again.” —Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review

“Grant creates a poem rich with metaphor in a story that walks a careful line between eeriness and comfort… In moody watercolor and pencil scenes, Campbell uses unexpected angles to follow the sprite’s nocturnal search from multiple perspectives.” —Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
Product Details
ISBN: 9780553508802
ISBN-10: 0553508806
Publisher: Schwartz & Wade
Publication Date: September 19th, 2017
Pages: 40
Language: English