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The Circus Ship

The Circus Ship( 1 customer ratings | )
Illustrator: Van Dusen, Chris
Author: Van Dusen, Chris
ISBN:978-0-7636-3090-4
Publication Date:Sep 2009
Publisher:Candlewick Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $17.99
Book Description:

With stunning artwork and a rhyming text, the illustrator of the Mercy Watson books tells a tale of human-animal connection full of humor and heart. When a circus ship runs aground off the coast of Maine, the poor animals are left on their own to swim the chilly waters. Staggering onto a nearby island, they soon win over the wary townspeople with their kind, courageous ways. So well do the critters blend in that when the greedy circus owner returns to claim...
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Van Dusen, Chris (Illustrator)
Chris Van Dusen is an American author and illustrator of children's books. He was born on St. Patrick's Day, 1960, in Portland Maine. After high school, he studied fine art at The University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth. He graduated with a BFA in 1982.

Van Dusen spent more than ten years as a freelance illustrator and his work appeared in magazines like Nickelodeon, Family Fun and Disney Adventures. He published his first book, Down to the Sea with Mr. Magee, in 2000. In addition to his own work, he has also illustrated numerous books by other authors, including Kat DiCamillo's Mercy Watson series.

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