June 29, 1999 by David Wiesner

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Synopsis

The lively imagination of Caldecott medalist David Wiesner forecasts astounding goings-on for a Tuesday in the not too distant future -- an occurrence of gigantic vegetal proportions.
 

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David Wiesner has been awarded the Caldecott Medal three times, for Flotsam in 2007, The Three Pigs in 2002, and Tuesday in 1992. He has received the Caldecott Honor twice, for Sector 7 in 2000 and Free Fall in 1989. Free Fall is the first title he both authored and illustrated. His cover art now graces The Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis. Among many other accolades, David has been nominated for the Hans Christian Andersen Award.
 
Published October 19, 1992 by Clarion Books. 32 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Science & Math, Education & Reference.

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PW's boxed review found this quirky picture book from the Caldecott Medalist ``spectacular to look at, great fun to read [and] executed with consumate skill.'' Ages 5-up.

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Wiesner here leaves the boggy, froggy swamp for suburbia and beyond, setting this work in ``Ho-Ho-kus, New Jersey.'' There Holly Evans sends boxes of planted vegetable seeds into the ionosphere as part of her ambitious third-grade science project--``her classmates are speechless.'' What happens n...

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On May 11, 1999, Holly Evans launches vegetables seedlings into the sky.

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