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Chestnut Cove

3.93  ·  Rating Details ·  28 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
When King Milford offers his entire kingdom to "whosoever grows the largest and juiciest watermelon by summer's end, " the atmosphere in the friendly village of Chestnut Cove begins to change. Will greed and competition ruin this peaceful community? "A distinctive, unconventional ribtickler with a deftly delivered point." -- School Library Journal, starred review
Paperback, 32 pages
Published March 1st 1997 by Houghton Mifflin (first published 1995)
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Jan 22, 2016 The Brothers rated it liked it
A kinda weird story about a king declaring a watermelon growing contest to find an heir for his kingdom and how one little town becomes unfriendly and suspicious because of the contest. In the end, the peril of a little pig returns them to their normal friendly ways.

Pretty nice illustrations.
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One of the best children's authors and illustrators. A great book.
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I love Tim Egan's stuff, and this is among his best. Excellent story and wit.
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