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Wee Gillis

Average rating
4.1 out of 5
Based on 131 Ratings and 36 Reviews

Book Description
A Caldecott Honor Book by the creators of the beloved Story of Ferdinand

Wee Gillis lives in Scotland. He is an orphan, and he spends half of each year with his mother's people in the lowlands, while the other half finds him in the highlands with his father's kin. Both sides of Gillis's family are eager for him to settle down and adopt their ways. In the lowlands, he is taught to herd cattl... More
Book Information
PublisherNYR Children's Collection
BindingHardcover (9 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages80
ISBN-10159017206X
ISBN-13978-1590172063
Publication Date05/30/2006
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About Munro Leaf (Author) : Munro Leaf is a published author and an editor of children's books. Some of the published credits of Munro Leaf include Manners Can Be Fun, Brushing Your Teeth Can Be Fun: And Lots of Other Good Ideas... more
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4/21/2011 Heather MacKenzie-Carey said:
I grew up with this book as part of my Scotish Heritage. It was first published in 1938 but it has withstood the test of time in my opinion. I used the principles in this book to teach conflict resolution skills to paramedic students. I've written about the book on my blog http://pixiedusthealing.... more

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