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James to the Rescue

The Masterpiece Adventures Book Two

9781627793162

Henry Holt and Co.
Available: 10/20/15
5.79 x 8.49 · 112 pages
Ages 6-9 years
9781627793162
CDN $18.50 · cl
With dust jacket

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Elise Broach

illustrated by Kelly Murphy

In this Masterpiece Adventure, the second in a companion series for younger readers from bestselling author Elise Broach, Marvin the beetle is going collecting with his family. All is good and well until Uncle Albert gets hurt. Marvin needs James's help to save Uncle Albert before it's too late.
This young chapter book captures the miniature world of Marvin the beetle and his special friendship with James.

Elise Broach is the New York Times bestselling author of Masterpiece, Shakespeare's Secret and Desert Crossing, Missing on Superstition Mountain, the first book in the Superstition Mountain Trilogy, as well as several picture books. Her books have been selected as ALA notable books, Junior Library Guild selections, a Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book, a New York Public Library Best Book for the Teenage, an IRA Teacher's Choice, an E.B. White Read Aloud Award, and nominated for an Edgar Award, among other distinctions.
Ms. Broach holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in history from Yale University. She was born in Georgia and lives in the woods of rural Connecticut, walking distance from three farms, a library, a post office and two country stores.
Kelly Murphy has illustrated many books for children including Masterpiece, Alex and the Amazing Time Machine, and the Nathaniel Fludd, Beastologist books. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island.