A Medal For Murphy

A Medal For Murphy

by James Rice, Melissa Forney
     
 

In this tale of misunderstanding, a small-town stray becomes both villain and hero in just one tumultuous afternoon. With imaginative illustrations by Jim Rice, Forney's story teaches an important lesson in rumors and how they spread.  See more details below

Overview

In this tale of misunderstanding, a small-town stray becomes both villain and hero in just one tumultuous afternoon. With imaginative illustrations by Jim Rice, Forney's story teaches an important lesson in rumors and how they spread.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565548329
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/28/2000
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
8.43(w) x 11.03(h) x 0.14(d)
Age Range:
5 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Author/illustrator James Rice (1934-2004) produced sixty books, including the illustrations for Pelican’s treasured The Night Before Christmas Series. Rice’s first book, the well-loved classic Cajun Night Before Christmas®, has more than 750,000 copies in print. Young readers can enjoy more of Gaston®’s adventures in Gaston® Goes to Mardi Gras and sample Rice’s other children’s stories with favorites such as Texas Jack at the Alamo. With more than 1.5 million copies of his books in print, Rice ranks among the nation’s best-selling creators of children’s books, receiving awards from Printer Industries of America and the Children’s Book Council, among others. Years after his death, Rice’s family found the art and text Gaston® Joins the Circus, and this discovery has brought Gaston® back for one more adventure!

Author, speaker, and education writing consultant, Melissa Forney presents over one hundred writing workshops annually to educators throughout the United States. She makes her home in Deland, Florida.

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