Gone Camping: A Novel in Verse (Paperback)

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Description


A "playful, delightfully illustrated verse narrative" (Kirkus) about two siblings who take on the great outdoors with their young-at-heart grandfather. Exuberantly illustrated by Caldecott Medal winner Matthew Cordell and filled with a variety of poetic forms, this camping romp is packed with family humor and adventure.

About the Author


Tamera Will Wissinger writes poetry and stories for children. She earned her B.A. degree in English from Sioux Falls College, and her M.F.A. degree in Writing from Hamline University. She is the author of Gone Fishing: A Novel in Verse and This Old Band.  www.tamerawillwissinger.com



Matthew Cordell has illustrated many picture and chapter books for children including Wolf in the Snow, which won the Caldecott Medal. He lives with his wife and their two children outside of Chicago, Illinois. Visit him online at matthewcordell.com and on Twitter @cordellmatthew.

Praise For…


"...this is a strong selection for school libraries."
--Bulletin

"Just right or young chapter-book readers, here’s an accomplished, upbeat introduction to camping, poetic forms, and verse novels."
--Booklist

"An uplifting tale showing what fun may be had when one summons the courage to head into the woods and off the grid."
--Kirkus
Product Details
ISBN: 9781328596345
ISBN-10: 1328596346
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: March 26th, 2019
Pages: 112