- Author:Phyllis Root
- Publisher:HarperCollins; 1st edition (March 18, 1997)
- Pages:32 pages
- Subcategory:Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Rosie O'Grady can outfiddle the devil himself, say her neighbors, and one day the devil challenges her to a contest. On the day the devil shows up at Rosie's, he proposes a contest: "You out-fiddle me, you can have one thing of mine. I out-fiddle you, I can have one thing of yours.
Rosie O'Grady can outfiddle the devil himself, say her neighbors, and one day the devil challenges her to a contest. Even though Rosie knows that thing is her soul, she has a hankering for the devil's fiddle and agrees to the bet. In true tall-tale fashion, astounding things happen. Chickens fly across town, and thousands of crows invade the area.
They're performances that involve a child-something both of you do. And once I started thinking of them that way, I started getting much looser about making up words and playing around with rhythm.
Phyllis Root is the author of fifty books for children, including Big Momma Makes the World, which won a Boston Globe Horn Book Award, Aunt . Illustrated by Kevin O’Malley Lothrop Lee and Shepherd 1997.
Phyllis Root is the author of fifty books for children, including Big Momma Makes the World, which won a Boston Globe Horn Book Award, Aunt Nancy and Old Man Trouble which won a Minnesota Book Award, Plant a Pocket of Prairie which won a John Burroughs Riverby Award.
Phyllis Root, author of Coyote and the Magic Words, lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Kevin O'Malley, illustrator of Cinder Edna, lives in Baltimore, Maryland.
I have published fifty books for children, including Lucia and the Light, Aunt Nancy and Old Man Trouble, and Big Momma Makes the World, which won a Horn Book Award for picture books. A recent picture book One North Star won a John Burroughs Riverby award for Nature Writing, a Northeastern Minnesota Book Award, and a Midwest Booksellers Choice Award. I teach in the low-residency Master of Fine Arts in Writing for Children and Young Adults Program at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota. Most Popular Phyllis Root Books. animals · counting · ducks.
Root, Phyllis 1949-PersonalBorn February 14, 1949, in Fort Wayne, IN. .
Root, Phyllis 1949-PersonalBorn February 14, 1949, in Fort Wayne, IN; daughter of John Howard and Esther Root; married James Elliot Hansa (a mason); children: Amelia Christin, Ellen Rose. Education: Valparaiso University, . Root's whimsical humor shines through in picture books such as The Old Red Rocking Chair, The Hungry Monster, Sam Who Was Swallowed by a Shark, Contrary Bear, and Looking for a Moose.
Written in lyrical prose by Phyllis Root and illustrated in bright bold colours by Axel Sheffler, this .
Written in lyrical prose by Phyllis Root and illustrated in bright bold colours by Axel Sheffler, this book is the story of a river rat who follows his heart and realizes his dreams. Flip, Flap, Fly! Художественная литература, Для детей, Зарубежная литература. Helen’s playful, signature artwork perfectly accompanies the rhythmical, read-aloud text of award-winning writer, Phyllis Root, and makes for a sweet and funny story sure to delight and tickle the youngest of readers.