A Secret Keeps

By Marsha Wilson Chall
Illustrated by Heather Solomon

Lyrical, mysterious, and charming, this picture book captures the beauty of a long weekend on the farm and the joy of a surprise gift.

Told in verse, this is the story of a child's trip from his urban home to the grandparents' farm, where a secret surprise awaits at the end of a long weekend.

  • Author has a strong platform, particularly in the upper Midwest.
  • Kittens!
  • A city-to-farm story.

About the author

Born and raised in Minnesota as an only child, Marsha Wilson Chall amused herself in daydream and now sets those dreams in the storyscapes of lakes, woods, prairie, and beyond (even France). She hopes her books invite the reader to explore new destinations, both outward and inward., Chall has published a children's chapter book and eight picture books, including Pick a Pup, One Pup's Up, Up North at the Cabin, and Bonaparte. Her books have received numerous awards: an International Reading Association Teacher's Choice Award, American Booksellers Pick of the Lists, Parents Choice, NAPPA Gold Award, and Smithsonian Notable recognition. When she's not writing or sharing her love of good books at schools or conferences, she enjoys teaching in the MFA program in Writing for Children and Young Adults at Ham line University. She has two grown children and lives on a small farm west of Minneapolis with her husband, dog, and barn cats.

ISBN: 9780761355939
Imprint: Carolrhoda Books – Lerner Publishing Group
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: April 1, 2012
Dimensions: 270 x 225mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Out of Print
Australian RRP: $26.99
New Zealand RRP: $28.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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