The Little Scarecrow Boy
Illustrated By: David Diaz
The Little Scarecrow Boy   -     By: Margaret Wise Brown
    Illustrated By: David Diaz
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The Little Scarecrow Boy

Illustrated By: David Diaz
HarperCollins / 1998 / Hardcover

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This is Margaret Wise Brown's long-lost treasure about a little scarecrow boy and the lessons he learns from his scarecrow father every day of the world, until the time he decides to test his knowledge and himself. Written in the 1940's The Little Scarecrow Boy is an enduring portrait of family relationships. It celebrates the time-honored tradition of passing knowledge from one generation to the next, and the exuberance that comes with reaching one's true potential.

Product Information

Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 40
Vendor: HarperCollins
Publication Date: 1998
Dimensions: 11.00 X 9.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0060262842
ISBN-13: 9780060262846

Publisher's Description

The celebrated author of Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny joins forces with the Caldecott Medalist of Smoky Night to tell this tender story about loving and enduring family relationships.

With words by the renowned Margaret Wise Brown and illustrations by David Diaz, this treasured picture book tells the tale of a little scarecrow boy and the lessons he learns from his scarecrow father about the worlduntil he decides to test his knowledge and himself.

This tender and funny story celebrates the tradition of passing knowledge from one generation to the next, and the exuberance of reaching one’s potential. Especially perfect for sharing during the Halloween season.

“The scarecrow boy will enchant young readers. He may be made of straw, but he is all heart—and so is this picture book.” —Publishers Weekly

“A sunny coming-of-age story.” —School Library Journal

Author Bio

Margaret Wise Brown, cherished for her unique ability to convey a child’s experience and perspective of the world, transformed the landscape of children’s literature with such beloved classics as Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny. Other perennial favorites by Ms. Brown include Nibble Nibble, My World, Where Have You Been?, Christmas in the Barn, The Dead Bird, and Sneakers, the Seaside Cat.

David Diaz has illustrated numerous award-winning books for children, including smoky night by Eve Bunting, for which he was awarded the Caldecott Medal; The Wanderer by Sharon Creech, which received a Newbery Honor; and Me, Frida by Amy Novesky, a Pura Belpré Honor Award winner. Mr. Diaz lives in Southern California.

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