8.25in x 10.75in
Juvenile Fiction: Humorous Stories
3 and up
The Pea Patch Jig
By Thacher Hurd
"Lively visual humor, luminous color and a sure sense of design bring the simple text to vibrant life."
"Though the baby mouse in Hurd's latest frolic is still in diapers, she already has a mind of her own. . . Hurd's fluid paintings make Farmer Clem's garden a cheerful camouflage for the Mouse family and their willful baby; his kaleidoscopic colors and mischievous sense of humor make this book ripe for the picking."
"Hurd has concocted a high-spirited story about a mouse family who lives on Farmer Clem's property. . . The artwork is some of Hurd's best, featuring bright watercolors in summertime hues and strong, energetic line work. The action fairly skips across the pages, and children will feel the music of the original Pea Patch Jig that is included, even without hearing it."
School Library Journal