Yippie-i-oh Saddle up for the first in a spin-off series starring favorite characters from Kate DiCamillo's New York Times best-selling Mercy Watson books. Leroy Ninker has a hat, a lasso, and boots. What he doesn't have is a horse until he meets Maybelline, that is, and then it's love at first sight. Join Leroy, Maybelline, and and everyone's favorite porcine wonder, Mercy, for some hilarious and heartfelt horsing around on Deckawoo Drive.
About the Author
Kate DiCamillo, the author of six books about Mercy Watson, is the beloved and renowned author of many books for young readers, including Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures and The Tale of Despereaux, both of which won Newbery Medals. In 2014 she was named the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. She lives in Minneapolis.
Chris Van Dusen is the author-illustrator of The Circus Ship and King Hugo's Huge Ego, and the illustrator of all six books about Mercy Watson. He lives in Maine.