Otis Loren Long

Otis

Author: Loren Long
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Book Title
Otis
Author
Loren Long
ISBN
9780399252488
Meet Otis, everyone's favorite tractor, created by the bestselling illustrator of Love by Matt de la Pena and The Little Engine that Could by Watty Piper New York Times bestselling author/artist Loren Long creates an unforgettable children's classic.Otis is a special tractor. He loves his farmer and he loves to work. And he loves the little calf in the next stall, whom he purrs to sleep with his soft motor. In fact, the two become great friends: they play in the fields, leap hay bales, and play ring-around-the-rosy by Mud Pond.But when Otis is replaced with the big yellow tractor, he is cast away behind the barn, unused, unnoticed . . . until the little calf gets stuck in Mud Pond. Then there is only one tractor--and it's not big or yellow--who can come to the rescue. It is little old Otis who saves his friend. It is Otis who saves the day.In a wonderful new palette, and in the tradition of classics like Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel and The Story of Ferdinand, Loren Long has crafted an unforgettable new story--and character--celebrating the power of friendship and perseverance.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Loren LongPublisher: Philomel BooksPublished: 09/22/2009ISBN: 9780399252488Pages: 40Weight: 1.40lbsSize: 11.20h x 10.70w x 0.50dAward: Virginia Readers Choice Award - NomineeAward: Monarch Award - NomineeAward: Charlotte Award - NomineeAward: Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens - RecommendedAward: Ladybug Picture Book Award - NomineeAward: Midwest Booksellers' Choice Award - WinnerAward: Buckaroo Book Award - NomineeAward: Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award - WinnerAward: Texas 2x2 Reading List - RecommendedAward: Indies Choice Book Awards - FinalistReview Citations: Kirkus Review - Children 07/15/2009Publishers Weekly 08/17/2009 pg. 60School Library Journal 09/01/2009 pg. 128Booklist 09/01/2009 pg. 102Publishers Weekly Best Books 11/02/2009 pg. 30Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 12/01/2009Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2010 - Recommended, SatisfactoryAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 132802 / OtisReading Level: 4 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5
Meet Otis, everyone's favorite tractor, created by the bestselling illustrator of Love by Matt de la Pena and The Little Engine that Could by Watty Piper

New York Times bestselling author/artist Loren Long creates an unforgettable children's classic.

Otis is a special tractor. He loves his farmer and he loves to work. And he loves the little calf in the next stall, whom he purrs to sleep with his soft motor. In fact, the two become great friends: they play in the fields, leap hay bales, and play ring-around-the-rosy by Mud Pond.

But when Otis is replaced with the big yellow tractor, he is cast away behind the barn, unused, unnoticed . . . until the little calf gets stuck in Mud Pond. Then there is only one tractor--and it's not big or yellow--who can come to the rescue. It is little old Otis who saves his friend. It is Otis who saves the day.

In a wonderful new palette, and in the tradition of classics like Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel and The Story of Ferdinand, Loren Long has crafted an unforgettable new story--and character--celebrating the power of friendship and perseverance.



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Loren Long
Publisher: Philomel Books
Published: 09/22/2009
ISBN: 9780399252488
Pages: 40
Weight: 1.40lbs
Size: 11.20h x 10.70w x 0.50d
Award: Virginia Readers Choice Award - Nominee
Award: Monarch Award - Nominee
Award: Charlotte Award - Nominee
Award: Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens - Recommended
Award: Ladybug Picture Book Award - Nominee
Award: Midwest Booksellers' Choice Award - Winner
Award: Buckaroo Book Award - Nominee
Award: Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award - Winner
Award: Texas 2x2 Reading List - Recommended
Award: Indies Choice Book Awards - Finalist

Review Citations: Kirkus Review - Children 07/15/2009
Publishers Weekly 08/17/2009 pg. 60
School Library Journal 09/01/2009 pg. 128
Booklist 09/01/2009 pg. 102
Publishers Weekly Best Books 11/02/2009 pg. 30
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 12/01/2009
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2010 - Recommended, Satisfactory

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 132802 / Otis
Reading Level: 4 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5
Meet Otis, everyone's favorite tractor, created by the bestselling illustrator of Love by Matt de la Pena and The Little Engine that Could by Watty Piper

New York Times bestselling author/artist Loren Long creates an unforgettable children's classic.

Otis is a special tractor. He loves his farmer and he loves to work. And he loves the little calf in the next stall, whom he purrs to sleep with his soft motor. In fact, the two become great friends: they play in the fields, leap hay bales, and play ring-around-the-rosy by Mud Pond.

But when Otis is replaced with the big yellow tractor, he is cast away behind the barn, unused, unnoticed . . . until the little calf gets stuck in Mud Pond. Then there is only one tractor--and it's not big or yellow--who can come to the rescue. It is little old Otis who saves his friend. It is Otis who saves the day.

In a wonderful new palette, and in the tradition of classics like Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel and The Story of Ferdinand, Loren Long has crafted an unforgettable new story--and character--celebrating the power of friendship and perseverance.



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Loren Long
Publisher: Philomel Books
Published: 09/22/2009
ISBN: 9780399252488
Pages: 40
Weight: 1.40lbs
Size: 11.20h x 10.70w x 0.50d
Award: Virginia Readers Choice Award - Nominee
Award: Monarch Award - Nominee
Award: Charlotte Award - Nominee
Award: Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens - Recommended
Award: Ladybug Picture Book Award - Nominee
Award: Midwest Booksellers' Choice Award - Winner
Award: Buckaroo Book Award - Nominee
Award: Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award - Winner
Award: Texas 2x2 Reading List - Recommended
Award: Indies Choice Book Awards - Finalist

Review Citations: Kirkus Review - Children 07/15/2009
Publishers Weekly 08/17/2009 pg. 60
School Library Journal 09/01/2009 pg. 128
Booklist 09/01/2009 pg. 102
Publishers Weekly Best Books 11/02/2009 pg. 30
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 12/01/2009
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2010 - Recommended, Satisfactory

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 132802 / Otis
Reading Level: 4 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5