Wondrous Rex (Book, 2020) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Wondrous Rex

Author: Patricia MacLachlan; Emilia Dzubiak
Publisher: New York, NY : Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Newbery Medal-winning author Patricia MacLachlan has written a magical and funny tale about the joy found in using words, sharing stories, and loving a wondrous dog named Rex.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Animal fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Fantasy fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia MacLachlan; Emilia Dzubiak
ISBN: 9780062940988 0062940988
OCLC Number: 1105148176
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection.
Target Audience: 8-12
Description: 88 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Patricia MacLachlan ; illustrations by Emilia Dzubiak.

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Newbery Medal-winning author Patricia MacLachlan has written a magical and funny tale about the joy found in using words, sharing stories, and loving a wondrous dog: Rex.Grace's aunt is a writer. The  Read more...
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"MacLachlan spins from simple words an enigmatic, gentle . . . tale. Sweetly magical." -- <em>Kirkus Reviews Read more...

 
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Magical realism at its best

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2020-04-21) Excellent Permalink

Many of us have had a wondrous pet in our lives, but Rex takes it to a new level. Told with elements of magic, but firmly grounded in realism, Rex is a dog that arrives just when a little girl needs him. Despite being presented as children’s literature, it will appeal to dog lovers of all ages.

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