Nurk: The Strange, Surprising Adventures of a (Somewhat) Brave Shrew
Although Nurk wants to be like his fearless (but long-lost) warrior grandmother, he's not a very brave shrew. He worries about going on adventures: what if he spends his time "wet and cold and hungry and without clean socks"? Then a mysterious letter arrives with a desperate plea for help. It is meant for his grandmother, but Nurk decides that he has no choice but to go in her place. Before long, he finds himself on a dragonfly-prince-saving mission that would intimidate even the biggest, baddest, and bravest of adventurers. Black-and-white art.
JLG Release: Aug 2008
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Praise & Reviews
Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:
The Horn Book Guide
5 1/2" x 8 1/4"
Level 5.8; Points: 4;
Scholastic Reading Counts
Level 6.4; Points: 9;