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It was a perfect day for a picnic. Hen picked the berries, Goose picked the apples, and Duck picked the pears. Then they set out for the picnic. But young viewers will quickly discover that Hen, Goose, and Duck are not the only ones who like berries, apples, and pears And as the picnic basket gets lighter and lighter, they will be laughing harder and harder.
Since the publication of Rosie's Walk in 1968, Pat Hutchins's name has been a household word wherever there are young lookers and listeners.
Author: Pat Hutchins
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Binding Type: Hardcover
Size: 10.33h x 8.00w x 0.35d
Audience: Ages 4-8
Reading Level: 2.6
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 57180 / We're Going on a Picnic!
Kirkus Review - Children 01/01/2002 pg. 47
Publishers Weekly 01/21/2002 pg. 89
Booklist 03/01/2002 pg. 1142
School Library Journal 03/01/2002 pg. 190
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 07/01/2002 pg. 406
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2002 pg. 304 - Recommended, Satisfactory
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2002 pg. 304 - Recommended, Satisfactory
About the Author
Hutchins, Pat: -
Pat Hutchins, one of seven children, was born in Yorkshire, England, and grew up in the surrounding countryside, which she still loves. At a very early age she knew that she wanted to be an artist and was encouraged by an elderly couple who would give her a chocolate bar for each picture she drew. A local art school offered her a scholarship and she studied there for three years, continuing her training at Leeds College of Art, where she specialized in illustration. Her career in the children's book field began with the highly acclaimed Rosie's Walk, a 1968 ALA Notable Book. Since then she has written five novels and created more than twenty-five picture books. She was awarded England's prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal in 1974 for The Wind Blew. Pat Hutchins lives with her husband in London, England.
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