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Leroy Ninker Saddles Up

By Kate DiCamillo
Illustrated by Chris Van Dusen

“DiCamillo effortlessly slips back into the comfortable rhythms of Mercy’s world, infusing every chapter with subdued wit, warmth, and heart.” — Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Yippie-i-oh! Saddle up for the first in a spin-off series starring favorite characters from Kate DiCamillo’s New York Times best-selling Mercy Watson books. Leroy Ninker has a hat, a lasso, and boots. What he doesn't have is a horse—until he meets Maybelline, that is, and then it's love at first sight. Join Leroy, Maybelline, and everyone's favorite porcine wonder, Mercy, for some hilarious and heartfelt horsing around on Deckawoo Drive.

  • Now in paperback, the first in a chapter book series for Mercy Watson readers who are looking for a new challenge.
  • Reunites readers with Leroy Ninker and other favorite characters from the award-winning Mercy Watson books. Leroy Ninker Saddles Up received a starred review from Publishers Weekly.
  • Perfect for young horse-lovers and would-be cowboys!

About the author

Kate DiCamillo, the author of six books about Mercy Watson, is the beloved and renowned author of many books for young readers, including Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures and The Tale of Despereaux, both of which won Newbery Medals. In 2014 she was named the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. She lives in Minneapolis, USA.

About the illustrator

Chris Van Dusen is the author-illustrator of The Circus Ship and King Hugo's Huge Ego, and the illustrator of six books about Mercy Watson. He lives in Maine, USA.

ISBN: 9780763680121
Imprint: Candlewick
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: November 1, 2015
Dimensions: 136 x 201mm, 96pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $11.99
New Zealand RRP: $14.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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