Thank You, Mr. Falker

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Patricia Polacco - Author

Patricia Polacco - Illustrator

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ISBN 9780399237324 | 40 pages | 07 May 2001 | Philomel | 8.89 x 11.57in | 7 - AND UP years
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Patricia Polacco is now one of America's most loved children's book creators, but once upon a time, she was a little girl named Trisha starting school. Trisha could paint and draw beautifully, but when she looked at words on a page, all she could see was jumble. It took a very special teacher to recognize little Trisha's dyslexia: Mr. Falker, who encouraged her to overcome her reading disability. Patricia Polacco will never forget him, and neither will we.

This inspiring story is available in a deluxe slipcased edition, complete with a personal letter to readers from Patricia Polacco herself. Thank You, Mr. Falker will make a beautiful gift for the special child who needs encouragement&150or any special teacher who has made a difference in the child's life.

"Polacco's tale is all the more heartfelt because of its personal nature. Young readers struggling with learning difficulties will identify with Trisha's situation and find reassurance in her success." - Publishers Weekly

"Will encourage the child who feels like a failure and the teacher who cares." - Booklist

"Polacco shares a personal story with engaging results. This moving saga . . . makes an inspiring picture book." - School Library Journal

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