Tuck Everlasting (Hardcover)

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Product Overview

Having been critically acclaimed when it was first published, "Tuck Everlasting" has become a much-loved, well-studied modern-day classic. This anniversary edition features an in-depth interview conducted by Betsy Hearne in which Babbitt takes a look at the book 25 years later.

Specifications

Publisher Perfection Learning
Mfg Part# 9780756980993
SKU 209635262
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0756980992
Release Date 9/22/2008
Author Info
Natalie Babbitt
Natalie Babbitt began her career as an illustrator of children's books. Since that time she has also written and illustrated many books of her own, including TUCK EVERLASTING, in which a young girl is offered the opportunity of eternal life, and THE SEARCH FOR DELICIOUS, a fantasy in which a boy travels through a kingdom seeking the perfect definition of the word "delicious." She is married to author Samuel Fisher Babbitt.
Praise
"The story is macabre and moral, exciting and excellently written."
From the Publisher
Annotation Is eternal life a blessing or a curse? It's 1880, and the members of the Tuck family (Ma, Pa, and their two sons) haven't aged since the day 80 years ago when they unknowingly drank from a magical spring. When friends and family noticed that the Tucks never aged, they were labeled as bewitched and cast out of society. Since that time, the Tucks have been living an itinerant life, finding work and home where they can, moving on before anyone notices that they don't age. Their peaceful existence is disturbed when 10-year-old Winnie Foster happens to meet the youngest Tuck, the handsome Jesse, and subsequently uncovers the family's secret. Later, the situation becomes more complicated, and even dangerous, when the nefarious Man in the Yellow Suit also uncovers the Tucks' secret--and makes plan to reveal it to the world. First published in 1975, this extremely popular novel explores the dark side of the common fantasy of remaining forever young.
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Minimum Age 09
Publisher Perfection Learning
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