Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride

By Kate DiCamillo, Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator)

In “Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride,” Mr. Watson's pig, the “porcine wonder,” finally gets behind the wheel of a 1959 pink convertible. Van Dusen's gouache illustrations add a retro appearance to DiCamillo's superb dialogue-filled, 14-chapter story.

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