Three Days on a River in a Red Canoe

Three Days on a River in a Red Canoe

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by Vera B. Williams
     
 

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Follow the red canoe from page to page as it journeys down river carrying the family on a camping tour. It's the next best thing to paddling it yourself.

Overview

Follow the red canoe from page to page as it journeys down river carrying the family on a camping tour. It's the next best thing to paddling it yourself.

Editorial Reviews

New York Times
Imaginatively told.
New Yorker
Makes the reader feel he's sharing the journey and had a wonderful time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780688040727
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
08/28/1984
Series:
Reading Rainbow Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
192,140
Product dimensions:
9.87(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.00(d)
Lexile:
AD560L (what's this?)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Vera B. Williams began her career in children’s books by illustrating Hooray for Me!, written by Remy Charlip with Lilian Moore. Her beloved A Chair for My Mother won multiple awards, including a Caldecott Honor, and “More, More, More,” Said the Baby also received a Caldecott Honor. Vera B. Williams was the recipient of the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award; she was awarded the 2009 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature; and she was the US nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2004. Vera B. Williams died on October 16, 2015, shortly before this book was completed.

Vera B. Williams began her career in children’s books by illustrating Hooray for Me!, written by Remy Charlip with Lilian Moore. Her beloved A Chair for My Mother won multiple awards, including a Caldecott Honor, and “More, More, More,” Said the Baby also received a Caldecott Honor. Vera B. Williams was the recipient of the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award; she was awarded the 2009 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature; and she was the US nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2004. Vera B. Williams died on October 16, 2015, shortly before this book was completed.

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Three Days On A River In A Red Canoe (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I felt like I was going on the canoe trip myself. I used to read this book when I was a little girl and I knew that someday I was going to be on rivers somehow. I later became a whitewater river guide on the Ocoee River.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago