Escape from Baxters' Barn (Paperback)

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"Fans of Charlotte's Web and other gentle animal stories will enjoy this charming tale."—School Library Journal 

 
When Burdock the barn cat sneaks into the Baxters’ farmhouse kitchen to hide behind a warm stove, he overhears a sinister plot that endangers all the animals on the farm. It’s up to him and his cohorts to figure out how to bust out of the barn before it's too late. Readers will fall in love with the solitary cat, the self-effacing cow, the unstoppable pig, even a wayward she-owl—all brought to life with clever dialogue, poetic descriptions, and expressive black-and-white illustrations.

About the Author


Rebecca Bond is the author-illustrator of many books, including Out of the Woods: A True Story of an Unforgettable Event and Escape from Baxter's Barn, a Junior Library Guild Selection and Amazon Editor's Favorite PickShe grew up in the tiny village of Peacham in northeastern Vermont.

Praise For…


"This sweet story with a serendipitous ending has a comforting, classic feel...Fans of Charlotte's Web and other gentle animal stories will enjoy this charming tale."
—School Library Journal

"The book offers an opportunity for young readers to increase their vocabulary, especially if read with parents or older siblings...The story is filled with clear lessons about the danger of jumping to conclusions, the joys of teamwork, and the importance of accepting one another's differences."
—Booklist

"In the tradition of Garth Williams's pen-and-ink barnyard images, Bond's energetically sketched b&w illustrations illuminate the animals' distinct dispositions as well as their communal courage and devotion."
—Publishers Weekly
 


Product Details
ISBN: 9781328740939
ISBN-10: 1328740935
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: September 12th, 2017
Pages: 256
Language: English