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Mercy Watson to the Rescue

by Kate Dicamillo, illus. by Chris Van Dusen

Mercy Watson to the Rescue by Kate Dicamillo, illus. by Chris Van Dusen X
Mercy Watson to the Rescue by Kate Dicamillo, illus. by Chris Van Dusen
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Welcome to the wry and endearing world of Mercy Watson—the 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 bed—after Mercy hops on—begins to slowly sink through the floor. Mercy escapes—"to alert the fire department," her owners assure themselves. But could Mercy have another emergency in mind—like 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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