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Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride (Mercy Watson, Bk 2)
Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride - Mercy Watson, Bk 2
Author: Kate DiCamillo, Chris van Dusen (Illustrator)
The New York Times best-selling porcine wonder finds herself behind the wheel in this hilarious new adventure! — Mr. and Mrs. Watson’s porcine wonder, Mercy, loves nothing more than a ride in the car. It takes a fair amount of nudging and bribing and a "You are such a good sport, darling" to get the portly pig out of the driver&rs...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780763623326
ISBN-10: 0763623326
Publication Date: 5/9/2006
Pages: 80
Reading Level: Ages 4-8
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.

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Publisher: Candlewick Press
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
Members Wishing: 3
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Kindergarten-Grade 3Another action-packed escapade staring the porcine wonder. Every weekend, when Mr. Watson takes his pig for a ride in his pink convertible, Mercy must be cajoled out of the driver's seat with the promise of a tasty treat upon their return. One Saturday, their elderly neighbor, Baby Lincoln, stows away in the backseat. Man and pig speed happily along until Baby reveals her presence. Surprised, Mr. Watson takes his eyes off the road, and Mercy seizes her chance, jumps into his lap, and grabs the wheel. The vehicle zooms along, pursued by a police car. With Mr. Watson unable to reach the brake, it takes some heroics from Baby to save the day. Back at the house, the ever-serene Mrs. Watson manages to mollify everyoneincluding Baby's crotchety sister and the angry policemanwith a stack of hot buttered toast.

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