Synopses & Reviews
Piper and her family are going camping—nothing could be better. But when Piper finds out that the camping trip is on Halloween, nothing could be worse! Still, catching fish, roasting marshmallows, and sleeping in a trailer are right up Pipers alley, even if getting poison ivy is not. Get ready for another terrific adventure starring the ever-spunky, ever-loving Piper Reed.
Praise for Piper Reed, Navy Brat: “Crisp writing from a National Book Award winner . . . Holt relays quotidian events with humor and insight.”—Publishers Weekly “Launching a new series, Pipers foray sets sail with verve, fun, and spunk.”—Kirkus Reviews Praise for Piper Reed, Clubhouse Queen: “This appealing Navy family is loving without being cloying, strong without being perfect, and optimistic without seeming unbelievable. We salute you, Piper! On to the next adventure!”—The Horn Book Praise for Piper Reed, Party Planner: “Piper Reed is back and is as charming as ever. . . . A natural for fans of Clementine or Judy Moody, as well as readers ready to step beyond Junie B. Jones.”—School Library Journal
"The fresh, inviting look of Daveniers drawings works well with Holts amusing and perceptive first-person narrative. A realistic family story with a satisfying conclusion."
Pipers family is going camping on Halloween, and shes determined to make it a holiday to remember.
Piper and her family are going camping--nothing could be better. But when Piper finds out that the camping trip is on Halloween, nothing could be worse! Still, catching fish, roasting marshmallows, and sleeping in a trailer are right up Pipers alley, even if getting poison ivy is not. Get ready for another terrific adventure starring the ever-spunky, ever-loving Piper Reed.
About the Author
Kimberly Willis Holt is the author of the Piper Reed series, including Piper Reed, Navy Brat, Piper Reed, Clubhouse Queen, and Piper Reed, Rodeo Star. She has written many award-winning novels, including The Water Seeker and My Louisiana Sky, as well as the picture books Waiting for Gregory and Skinny Brown Dog. A former Navy brat herself, Holt was born in Pensacola, Florida, and lived all over the U.S. and the world—from Paris to Norfolk to Guam to New Orleans. Holt long dreamed of being a writer, but first worked as a radio news director, marketed a water park, and was an interior decorator, among other jobs. A few years after she started writing, her third book, When Zachary Beaver Came to Town, won a National Book Award for Young People's Literature. She resides in West Texas with her family. Christine Davenier has illustrated numerous childrens books, and won a New York Times-Best Illustrated Award for The First Thing My Mama Told Me. She lives in Paris, France.