Moose on the Loose

 
Cover: Moose on the Loose
 
 

What would you do with a moose on the loose? Would you chase him, or race him, or stand up to face him? What would you do with a moose on the loose? What would you do with a moose in your yard? Or in your house? How about in your room? Or in your tub? Would you give him two boats? Would you see if he floats? What would you do? Colorful, comic artwork highlights the hilarity that ensues when wildlife wanders indoors. Can boy best beast? By story's end, young readers will know exactly what to do when a moose goes on the loose! Kathy-jo Wargin is the bestselling author of more than 30 books for children. Among her many awards for her work are an IRA Children's Choice Award for The Legend of the Loon and an IRA Teachers' Choice Award for Win One for the Gipper. Kathy-jo lives in Minnetonka, Minnesota. John Bendall-Brunello began drawing at quite a young age, and especially loves illustrating animals and children, capturing movement and life within simple and bold compositions. He has illustrated over 60 children's books. John lives part of the year in Cambridge, England, and part in Cannes in the south of France.

Details

Specifications

  • Dewey: E
  • Graphics: Full-color illustrations
  • Hardcover (9781585364275): 32 pages, 10 (w) x 10 (h), © 2010, 09/02/2009
  • PDF (9781627535915): 32 pages, © 2014, 09/01/2013
  • Hosted ebook (9781627536257): 32 pages, © 2014, 09/01/2013

Leveling

  • Suggested Interest Level: Age 6 - Age 9
  • ATOS Reading Level: 5.0
  • Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 0

BISAC Subjects

Awards

  • Midwest Booksellers Choice Honor Book: Children's Picture Book Category, Winner, 2010

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Contributors

Author: Kathy-jo Wargin

Kathy-jo Wargin is the author of more than 45 books and has earned national acclaim through award-winning children’s classics such as Michigan’s official state book, The Legend of Sleeping Bear, Children’s Choice Award winner The Legend of the Loon, The Edmund Fitzgerald: Song of the Bell, and many others. Kathy-jo enjoys writing about nature, folklore, and its effect on all our lives. She is a frequent guest speaker and presenter for associations, school districts, and conferences throughout the country. She lives in Minnetonka, Minnesota.

Illustrator: John Bendall-Brunello

John Bendall-Brunello is the youngest of nine children, bought up in a chaotic household with numerous pets including mice, guinea-pigs, cats, and rabbits. He began drawing from quite a young age, and especially loves illustrating animals and children, capturing movement and life within simple and bold compositions. He has illustrated over 60 children’s books published in England and the U.S. John and his wife, Tiziana, live part of the year in Cambridge, England, and part in Cannes in the South of France.