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Pierre in love / by Sara Pennypacker ; illustrations by Petra Mathers.

Pennypacker, Sara, 1951- (author.). Mathers, Petra, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 5 of 6 copies available at SC LENDS.

Current holds

0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Beaufort - Bluffton Branch E PEN (Text) 0530003386311 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Calhoun - Main Library E PEN (Text) 30102100628484 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Cherokee - Blacksburg Library E PEN (Text) 33636004003648 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Colleton - Main Library JE Pennypacker, Sarah (Text) 3010247986 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Lancaster - Kershaw Branch E PENNYPACKER (Text) 30553101906214 Juvenile Picture Book Available -
Lancaster - Lancaster Branch E PENNYPACKER (Text) 30553101906222 Juvenile Easy Picture Book Storage -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0439517400
  • ISBN: 9780439517409
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 x 27 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Orchard Books, 2007.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
Feeling "bloopy and love-swoggled" in the presence of Catherine, the elegant ballet teacher, a humble fisherman tries to muster the courage to reveal his affection for her.
Target Audience Note:
730L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader LG 4.3 0.5 115508
Subject: Love > Fiction.
Honesty > Fiction.
Fishers > Fiction.

Sara Pennypacker is a bestselling author whose title include the Clementine series: CLEMENTINE, THE TALENTED CLEMENTINE, and CLEMENTINE's LETTER, the Stuart series: STUART'S CAPE and STUART GOES TO SCHOOL, and the picture books PIERRE IN LOVE, and SPARROW GIRL. Sara lives on Cape Cod, in Massachusetts.

Petra Mathers was born in 1945 in Todtmoos, Germany and immigrated to the United States as a young woman. She has written and illustrated many books for children. The four-time winner of the annual New York Times prize for Best Illustrated Children's Book won the Ezra Jack Keats Medal for her first book Maria Theresa.

Before moving to the US, Mathers worked in a bookstore in Germany. Her first American career was a painter although she also worked as a waitress to "make ends meet."
Mathers has reported that she loves chickens, and her "Lottie's World" series, feature Lottie, a chicken, and her best friend, Herbie, a duck. Her latest book, Pierre in Love, written by Sara Pennypacker will be published in January 2007.

Mathers lives with her husband, Michael, beside the mighty Columbia River in Oregon.

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