Bill and Pete to the Rescue
Illustrated By: Tomie DePaola
Bill and Pete to the Rescue  -     By: Tomie DePaola
    Illustrated By: Tomie DePaola
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Illustrated By: Tomie DePaola
Puffin Books / 2001 / Paperback

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Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 48
Vendor: Puffin Books
Publication Date: 2001
Dimensions: 8.28 X 10.38 X 0.14 (inches)
ISBN: 0698118847
ISBN-13: 9780698118843
Ages: 4-8

Publisher's Description

When Little Jane Allison Crocodile is kidnapped by the Bad Guy's Big Bad Brother from Louisiana, Bill and his bird buddy Pete head to the rescue. But Pete gets caught by the Rich Lady and it's up to Bill to save the day. Kids and parents everywhere will love Tomie dePaola's hilarious new episode featuring the Egyptian pair's first visit to the United States.

Author Bio

Tomie dePaola (www.tomie.com) is the acclaimed author and/or illustrator of more than 250 books for children. His books range from autobiographical stories to retellings of folktales and legends to original tales, such as the Strega Nona books.  Tomie has received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, a Caldecott Honor for Strega Nona, and a Newbery Honor for his autobiographical chapter book, 26 Fairmount Avenue.The American Library Association said: "His works reflect an innate understanding of childhood, a distinctive visual style, and a remarkable ability to adapt his voice to perfectly suit the story." He was awarded the Smithson Medal, the Regina Medal, was designated a "living treasure" by the state of New Hampshire, and received the 2012 Original Art Lifetime Achievement Award given by the Society of Illustrators. He lives in New London, New Hampshire.

Editorial Reviews

"[A] full-blown, dramatic plot...fresh in its palette and in its sense of fun. This picture book offers characters to care about, troubles to confound them, comic relief along the way, and a happy ending to revel in." --Booklist, boxed review

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