The Mukluk Ball Katharine Johnson

The Mukluk Ball

Author: Katharine Johnson
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Book Title
The Mukluk Ball
Author
Katharine Johnson
ISBN
9781681341163
Karhu the bear lives in the piney north woods near the bustling burg of Finn Town. When he sees a billboard advertising "Mukluk Ball: Come One, Come All," he wants to go Unfortunately, a few obstacles stand in his path.First: he needs to buy a pair of mukluks, soft leather boots perfect for dancing. Karhu brings his innate skills to the town's summer festival. He sells freshly picked blueberries and comforting bear hugs to earn enough for this essential purchase.Next: he needs to learn how to dance. Luckily, talented friends like Millie the square dancer and Mary Ann the librarian and Inga the folksinger agree to teach him. Soon he can polka and chachacha and boogie-woogie.And then, the most vexing hurdle of all: with the dance set for January, Karhu needs a surefire way to wake up from his long winter's nap. Here, his friend Zazaa the owl swoops in to offer a solution.Will the Mukluk Ball live up to Karhu's dreams? The warmth and music and fellowship filling Finn Town Hall might just make for the best night of this bear's life.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Katharine JohnsonPublisher: Minnesota Historical Society PressPublished: 11/01/2018ISBN: 9781681341163Pages: 32Weight: 1.00lbsSize: 10.20h x 10.30w x 0.40dReview Citations: Kirkus Reviews 09/01/2018Publishers Weekly 10/01/2018
Karhu the bear lives in the piney north woods near the bustling burg of Finn Town. When he sees a billboard advertising "Mukluk Ball: Come One, Come All," he wants to go Unfortunately, a few obstacles stand in his path.

First: he needs to buy a pair of mukluks, soft leather boots perfect for dancing. Karhu brings his innate skills to the town's summer festival. He sells freshly picked blueberries and comforting bear hugs to earn enough for this essential purchase.

Next: he needs to learn how to dance. Luckily, talented friends like Millie the square dancer and Mary Ann the librarian and Inga the folksinger agree to teach him. Soon he can polka and chachacha and boogie-woogie.

And then, the most vexing hurdle of all: with the dance set for January, Karhu needs a surefire way to wake up from his long winter's nap. Here, his friend Zazaa the owl swoops in to offer a solution.

Will the Mukluk Ball live up to Karhu's dreams? The warmth and music and fellowship filling Finn Town Hall might just make for the best night of this bear's life.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Katharine Johnson
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press
Published: 11/01/2018
ISBN: 9781681341163
Pages: 32
Weight: 1.00lbs
Size: 10.20h x 10.30w x 0.40d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 09/01/2018
Publishers Weekly 10/01/2018
Karhu the bear lives in the piney north woods near the bustling burg of Finn Town. When he sees a billboard advertising "Mukluk Ball: Come One, Come All," he wants to go Unfortunately, a few obstacles stand in his path.

First: he needs to buy a pair of mukluks, soft leather boots perfect for dancing. Karhu brings his innate skills to the town's summer festival. He sells freshly picked blueberries and comforting bear hugs to earn enough for this essential purchase.

Next: he needs to learn how to dance. Luckily, talented friends like Millie the square dancer and Mary Ann the librarian and Inga the folksinger agree to teach him. Soon he can polka and chachacha and boogie-woogie.

And then, the most vexing hurdle of all: with the dance set for January, Karhu needs a surefire way to wake up from his long winter's nap. Here, his friend Zazaa the owl swoops in to offer a solution.

Will the Mukluk Ball live up to Karhu's dreams? The warmth and music and fellowship filling Finn Town Hall might just make for the best night of this bear's life.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Katharine Johnson
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press
Published: 11/01/2018
ISBN: 9781681341163
Pages: 32
Weight: 1.00lbs
Size: 10.20h x 10.30w x 0.40d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 09/01/2018
Publishers Weekly 10/01/2018