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Come to the Fair

by Janet Lunn, illustrated by Gilles Pelletier

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list price: $17.99
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published: Sep 1997
ISBN:9780887764097
publisher: Tundra
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What could be more fun than a country fair? There are so many delights to choose from: the many farm animals, the colorful quilts, the penmanship contests, the delicious pies to eat, and best of all, the friends to see. Gilles Pelletier’s colorful naive paintings capture the flavor of country fairs from coast to coast, however they are celebrated.

Contributor Notes

Janet Lunn is one of the most admired writers for children. She is respected for her historical fiction, focussing on American and Canadian history in Laura Secord, The Root Cellar, Shadow in Hawthorn Bay, The Hollow Tree, and Charlotte. Her many honors, national and international, include the Vicky Metcalf Award for Body of Work, the Governor General’s Literary Award, and The Canadian Library Association Book of the Year Award. Raised in Vermont, Janet Lunn resides in Ottawa.

Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
6 to 9
Grade:
1 to 4
Editorial Review

“Pelletier’s…paintings are animated and brilliantly colored, and the style is perfectly suited to complement the nostalgic text.”
School Library Journal

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