Sunday, March 04, 2007

Pullman, Philip. The scarecrow and his servant

Pullman, Philip. The scarecrow and his servant. Knopf, 2005 [0-375-81531-7]
One day a scarecrow gets hit by a bolt of lightening and he becomes alive. He starts out on an adventure with a boy who becomes his servant. As they travel across the countryside many of there adventures of course have to do with birds since that is the expertise of the scarecrow. This is 229 page book is a very enjoyable story which is cross between Don Quixote and the Wizard of Oz. It will be fun for elementary through Jr. HS.


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