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Adam of the Road (Puffin Modern Classics)

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Publisher Comments:

Eleven-year-old Adam loved to travel throughout thirteenthcentury England with his father, a wandering minstrel, and his dog, Nick. But when Nick is stolen and his father disappears, Adam suddenly finds himself alone. He searches the same roads he traveled with his father, meeting various people along the way. But will Adam ever find his father and dog and end his desperate search?

Synopsis:

Eleven-year-old Adam suddenly finds himself alone when his dog and his father--a wandering minstrel--suddenly disappear. Set in 13th-century England, "Adam of the Road" is a Puffin Modern Classic.

About the Author

Robert Lawson (1892-1957) received his art training at the New York School of Fine and Applied Arts. His favorite medium, pen and ink, is used expressively and with detail in his black and white illustrations in���The Story of Ferdinand (by Munro Leaf). In addition to illustrating many children's books, including���Mr. Popper's Penguins, Robert Lawson also wrote and illustrated a number of his own books for children. In 1940, he was awarded the Caldecott Medal for his picture book illustrations in���They Were Strong and Good���and in 1944, he was awarded the Newbery Medal for his middle grade novel���Rabbit Hill.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780142406595
Author:
Vining, Elizabeth Gray
Publisher:
Puffin Books
Illustrator:
Lawson, Robert
Author:
Lawson, Robert
Author:
Gray, Elizabeth Janet
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Animals - Dogs
Subject:
Family - Parents
Subject:
Middle ages
Subject:
Historical - Europe
Subject:
Minstrels.
Subject:
Children s All Ages - Fiction - General
Subject:
England
Subject:
Childrens classics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Puffin Modern Classics
Publication Date:
20061031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to AND UP
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
6.90x5.08x.85 in. .54 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , Eleven-year-old Adam suddenly finds himself alone when his dog and his father--a wandering minstrel--suddenly disappear. Set in 13th-century England, "Adam of the Road" is a Puffin Modern Classic.

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