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Neville

by Norton Juster

ISBN: 9780375867651
ANNOTATION:
Written by the acclaimed author of "The Phantom Tollbooth, " this is a simply told story about a boy who moves to a new neighborhood and finds a unique way to make friends. With whimsical illustrations by award-winning illustrator G. Brian Karas, here is a read-aloud that's great for storytime, and is sure to be a hit among fans of Juster, Karas, and anyone who is "the new kid on the block."
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ISBN: 9780375867651
ANNOTATION:
Written by the acclaimed author of "The Phantom Tollbooth, " this is a simply told story about a boy who moves to a new neighborhood and finds a unique way to make friends. With whimsical illustrations by award-winning illustrator G. Brian Karas, here is a read-aloud that's great for storytime, and is sure to be a hit among fans of Juster, Karas, and anyone who is "the new kid on the block."

Annotation

Written by the acclaimed author of "The Phantom Tollbooth, " this is a simply told story about a boy who moves to a new neighborhood and finds a unique way to make friends. With whimsical illustrations by award-winning illustrator G. Brian Karas, here is a read-aloud that's great for storytime, and is sure to be a hit among fans of Juster, Karas, and anyone who is "the new kid on the block."

Publisher Description

Written by the acclaimed author of The Phantom Tollbooth, this is a simply told story about a boy who moves to a new neighborhood and finds a unique way to make friends. With whimsical illustrations by award-winning illustrator G. Brian Karas, here is a read-aloud that's great for storytime, and is sure to be a hit among fans of Juster, Karas, and anyone who is "the new kid on the block.

Author Biography

Norton Juster is a practicing architect and professor of environmental design at Hampshire College. He is the author of a number of books, including The Phantom Tollbooth, The Dot and the Line and Alberic the Wise. He lives with his wife in a small rural community in western Massachusetts.

Review

Starred Review, School Library Journal, September 2011: "...this ingenious foray into breaking into a new neighborhood makes for an amusing and appealing story."

Starred Review, Booklist, October 15, 2011: "The story's simple charm comes to life in Juster's well-paced, spare language. Karas' deft mixed-media sketches carry remarkable weight. A harmonious blend of text and illustration, this is a warm, reassuring choice for all children who know the anxieties that come with big life changes."

Prizes

Commended for Parents Choice Awards (Spring) (2008-Up) (Picture Book) 2012
Short-listed for Red Clover Award 2013
Short-listed for Grand Canyon Reader Award (Picture) 2014
Short-listed for Volunteer State Book Awards (Primary) 2014
Short-listed for Ladybug Picture Book Award 2012
Short-listed for Buckaroo Book Award 2014
Short-listed for Star of the North Picture Book Award 2013

Review Quote

Starred Review,School Library Journal, September 2011: "...this ingenious foray into breaking into a new neighborhood makes for an amusing and appealing story. " Starred Review,Booklist, October 15, 2011: "The story's simple charm comes to life in Juster's well-paced, spare language. Karas' deft mixed-media sketches carry remarkable weight.

Product Details

Author
Norton Juster
Short Title
NEVILLE
Pages
32
Publisher
Schwartz & Wade Books
Language
English
Illustrator
G. Brian Karas
ISBN-10
0375867651
ISBN-13
9780375867651
Media
Book
Format
Hardcover
Illustrations
Yes
Year
2011
Country of Publication
United States
Residence
Amherst, MA, US
Audience Age
4-8
Publication Date
2011-10-25
Audience
Children/Juvenile