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Cynthia Leitich Smith

Dear Librarian:

Holler Loudly is so LOUD that the pecans fall from the pecan trees and the pricky pear cacti spout more needles. He's so LOUD that every hound dog in the county rolls back his ears and tosses back his head to bay.

He's a LOUDER-than-life, tall-tale hero. But he's missing out on quiet times. And quiet times...can be just fine.

Holler Loudly is dedicated to my childhood library in Grandview, Missouri, which first welcomed me as a young reader, and to my local library here in Austin, Texas, which first welcomed me as a children's author.

For a chance to win a signed copy, contact me at www.cynthialeitichsmith.com/cyn_events/contact.html and say "howdy." The winner will be randomly selected. Thanks for all you do!

-Cynthia Leitich Smith



website: www.cynthialeitichsmith.com/cyn_books_forkids/kids_index.html

p.s. Don't miss the curriculum guides for Pre-K, kindergarten, first and second grade.

"This effervescent collaboration...has sass aplenty." Publishers Weekly

"A rambunctious, can't-lose read-aloud no one will want to hush." Kirkus Reviews

"Cynthia Leitich Smith's comical Southwestern tall tale perfectly captures the frustration that comes from being misunderstood. Barry Gott's illustrations are as colorful and active as Holler's intense voice." -BookPage


Holler Loudly / Cynthia Leitich Smith / Dutton Children's Books

Price: $16.99 / ISBN: 978-0525422563 / Published: November, 2010

Ages 4-7 / Picture book


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