Print this page

Chester

Series: chester

$9.99

Chester is more than a picture book. It is a story told, and retold, by dueling author-illustrators.#Mélanie Watt starts out with the story of a mouse in a house. Then Mélanie’s cat, Chester, sends the mouse packing and proceeds to cover the pages with rewrites from his red marker, and the gloves are off.#Mélanie and her mouse won’t take Chester’s antics lying down. And Chester is obviously a creative powerhouse with confidence to spare. Where will this war of the picture-book makers lead? Is it a one-way ticket to Chesterville, or will Mélanie get her mouse production off the ground?

Clear
ISBN: N/A Category:

Description

Chester is more than a picture book. It is a story told, and retold, by dueling author-illustrators.#Mélanie Watt starts out with the story of a mouse in a house. Then Mélanie’s cat, Chester, sends the mouse packing and proceeds to cover the pages with rewrites from his red marker, and the gloves are off.#Mélanie and her mouse won’t take Chester’s antics lying down. And Chester is obviously a creative powerhouse with confidence to spare. Where will this war of the picture-book makers lead? Is it a one-way ticket to Chesterville, or will Mélanie get her mouse production off the ground?

Additional information

Weight N/A
Dimensions N/A
Cover

Paperback

Educational resources

Curriculum

Humor

Reading Levels

    lexile level
  • 480L

  • guided reading
  • J

  • guided reading grade level
  • 2

  • accelerated reader interest lvl
  • LG

  • accelerated reader reading level
  • 1.8

AWARDS & REVIEWS

Reviews

"This sidesplitting metafiction offers further proof of Watt’s ... extravagantly fresh, cheeky voice."

Publisher’s Weekly, Starred Review, 01/11/2007

"Highly Recommended."

Kirkus Review, Starred Review, 01/09/2007

Awards

  • 2011 - Virginia Readers' Choice Award, Virginia State Reader's Association, Winner

  • 2010 - Grand Canyon Reader Award, Arizona Library & Reading Associations, Winner

  • 2010 - Nevada Young Reader's Award, Nevada Library Association, Winner

  • 2010 - Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Awards, Pennsylvania School Librarians Association, Winner

  • 2009 - Blue Spruce Award, Ontario Library Association, Winner

  • 2009 - Time To Read Award, British Columbia Achievement Foundation, Winner

  • 2008 - Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator’s Award, Canadian Children’s Book Centre, Short-listed

  • 2008 - Best Books for Kids and Teens, International Reading Association, Winner

  • 2008 - Childrens’ Choices, WEMTA, Short-listed

  • 2008 - Golden Archer Award, NCTE, Winner

  • 2008 - Notable Children’s Books in Language Arts, Ontario Library Association, Short-listed

  • 2007 - Best Bets Picture Book, ForeWord Magazine, Winner

  • 2007 - Book of the Year, , Short-listed

0
    0
    Your Cart
    Your cart is emptyReturn to Shop
      Calculate Shipping
      Apply Coupon