Twigboy by Stephen Gammell

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Twigboy has everything a twig could wish for. . . except a best friend. Then one morning, when a rolling rock saves Twigboy from a gang of menacing bullies, he finds the friend he has always wanted. Together Twigboy and Rockwell have a fine time, visiting Granma and Granpa, and dining on Mud Pebble Pie. But when trouble strikes, watch out--with a friend, anything is possible! •From the recipient of a Caldecott Medal and two Caldecott Honors •Energetic artwork in the artist's signature style creates a lively friendship and adventure story
 

About Stephen Gammell

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STEPHEN GAMMELL is the beloved author and illustrator of Twigboy and Is That You, Winter? He received the Caldecott Medal for his illustration of Song and Dance Man by Karen Ackerman. He lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
 
Published May 1, 2000 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Action & Adventure, Children's Books.

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Gammell (Is That You, Winter?, 1997, etc.) plays to his artistic strengths in this twiggy, mud- and verdure-spattered friendship tale, but, whether by chance or design, leaves several aspects ambiguous.

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With the breathless energy and campy tone of a comic book, Gammell follows the adventures of an unlikely hero: a young twig named Twigboy.

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