Cress Watercress

ISBN-10: 1536232475
ISBN-13: 9781536232479
Author: Maguire, Gregory
Illustrated by: Litchfield, David
Interest Level: 3-7
Publisher: Candlewick Press

Publication Date: March 2024

Copyright: 2022

Page Count: 224

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Interest Level

Grades 3-7

Reading Level

Guided Reading: W
Accelerated Reader Level: 4.3
Accelerated Reader Points: 5.0

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Rabbits

JUVENILE FICTION / Family / General (see also headings under Social Themes)

A lavishly illustrated woodland tale with a classic sensibility and modern flair-from the fertile imagination behind Wicked Gregory Maguire turns his trademark wit and wisdom to an animal adventure about growing up, moving on, and finding community. When Papa doesn't return from a nocturnal honey-gathering expedition, Cress holds out hope, but her mother assumes the worst. It's a dangerous world for rabbits, after all. Mama moves what's left of the Watercress family to the basement unit of the Broken Arms, a run-down apartment oak with a suspect owl landlord, a nosy mouse super, a rowdy family of squirrels, and a pair of songbirds who broadcast everyone's business. Can a dead tree full of annoying neighbors, and no Papa, ever be home ? In the timeless spirit of E. B. White and The Wind and the Willows- yet thoroughly of its time-this read-aloud and read-alone gem for animal lovers of all ages features an unforgettable cast that leaps off the page in glowing illustrations by David Litchfield. This tender meditation on coming-of-age invi
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