Welcome to the wry and endearing world of Mercy Watsonthe
beloved "porcine wonder" of the Watson household. In a new series from the
author of The Tale of Despereaux and Because of Winn-Dixie, readers meet the
portly, good-natured, toast-loving Mercy. In this first episode, the Watsons
need rescuing when their bedafter Mercy hops onbegins to slowly sink through
the floor. Mercy escapes"to alert the fire department," her owners assure
themselves. But could Mercy have another emergency in mindlike a sudden craving
for their neighbors sugar cookies?
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'DiCamillo displays her versatility with this jaunty debut to an early chapter-book series wry humor and joie de vivre.' - PW
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