Meteor!

Meteor!

by Patricia Polacco

Paperback(Reprint)

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Overview

The meteor that crash lands in the middle of Grandma and Grandpa Gaw's yard sets off a chain of events that brings magic to the residents of Mudsock Meadow. A remarkable true-life event comes alive in this reissue of Patricia Polacco's very first picture book.'Based on a true event, this enchanting book overwhelmingly expresses the magic that suddenly pervades a small town, from the funny, folksy way the story is told to the imaginative, full-color illustrations.' —Publishers Weekly'Polacco's full-color pictures are completely in tandem with the telling' —Booklist (starred review)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780698114104
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 08/08/1996
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 264,614
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.25(h) x 0.13(d)
Lexile: AD1060L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Studying in the United States and Australia, Patricia Polacco has earned an MFA and a PhD in art history, specializing in Russian and Greek painting, and iconographic history. She is a museum consultant on the restoration of icons. As a participant in many citizen-exchange programs for writers and illustrators, Ms. Polacco has traveled extensively in Russia as well as other former Soviet republics. She continues to support programs that encourage Russo-American friendships and understanding. She is also deeply involved in inner-city projects in the United States that promote the peaceful resolution of conflict and encourage art and literacy programs. The mother of a grown son and a daughter, she currently resides in Michigan, where she has a glorious old farm that was built during the time of Lincoln.

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