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The Three Mouths of Little Tom Drum

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The Three Mouths of Little Tom Drum by Nancy Willard
Hardcover
Feb 10, 2015 | 48 Pages
  • Hardcover $16.99

    Feb 10, 2015 | 48 Pages | 4-8 years

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The tale enthralls… especially with Hawkes’s lush pen-and-ink panels, a winsome combination of small-town wholesomeness and mechanical fantasy.
—Publishers Weekly

Newbery medalist Willard’s gentle tale has an irresistible premise and is filled with invention and imagination, matched by Hawkes’ apposite, softly rendered pictures in pen, ink, and pastel. It’s a treat matched only by Little Tom’s strawberry pie!
—Booklist

Hawkes’ detailed pen-and-ink-and-pastel illustrations extend Willard’s deadpan humor with just enough creepiness. … Inventors and pie lovers will find this one delicious.
—Kirkus Reviews

The story is beautifully illustrated in pen and ink with pastel. The art pairs nicely with the fairy tale–like mood of the story.
—School Library Journal

Pairs realism and whimsy.
—Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

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