Francine Poulet Meets the Ghost Raccoon by Kate DiCamillo audiobook

Francine Poulet Meets the Ghost Raccoon: Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume 2

By Kate DiCamillo
Read by Kathleen McInerney

Listening Library, Listening Library (Audio) 9780763668860

The Tales from Deckawoo Drive Series: Book 2

0.93 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9780553396096

Deckawoo Drive’s intrepid Animal Control Officer meets her match—or does she? A funny, heartfelt, and fast-paced romp from the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. Francine Poulet is the greatest Animal Control Officer in Gizzford County. She hails from a long line of Animal Control Officers. She’s battled snakes, outwitted squirrels, and stared down a bear. "The genuine article," Francine’s dad always called her. She is never scared—until, that is, she’s faced with a screaming raccoon that may or may not be a ghost. Maybe Francine isn’t cut out to be an Animal Control Officer after all! But the raccoon is still on the loose, and the folks on Deckawoo Drive need Francine back. Can she face her fears, round up the raccoon, and return to the ranks of Animal Control? Join a cast of familiar characters—Frank, Stella, Mrs. Watson, and Mercy the porcine wonder—for some riotous raccoon wrangling on Deckawoo Drive.

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Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award

Deckawoo Drive’s intrepid Animal Control Officer meets her match—or does she? A funny, heartfelt, and fast-paced romp from the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature.

Francine Poulet is the greatest Animal Control Officer in Gizzford County. She hails from a long line of Animal Control Officers. She’s battled snakes, outwitted squirrels, and stared down a bear. "The genuine article," Francine’s dad always called her. She is never scared—until, that is, she’s faced with a screaming raccoon that may or may not be a ghost. Maybe Francine isn’t cut out to be an Animal Control Officer after all! But the raccoon is still on the loose, and the folks on Deckawoo Drive need Francine back. Can she face her fears, round up the raccoon, and return to the ranks of Animal Control? Join a cast of familiar characters—Frank, Stella, Mrs. Watson, and Mercy the porcine wonder—for some riotous raccoon wrangling on Deckawoo Drive.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Like Leroy Ninker Saddles Up, it’s a witty yet tender reminder of the importance of being one’s best self. You do you, Francine.” Publishers Weekly
“Kathleen McInerney brings the fun and drama of this audiobook to life as she voices its distinctive characters…McInerney delights in DiCamillo’s distinctive prose. Listeners will relish the high-pitched screeches of the renegade raccoon and all the escapades on DiCamillo’s beloved Deckawoo Drive.” AudioFile
“A worthy addition to the series.“ School Library Journal
“New readers ready for a challenge and some laughs will welcome more characters from Deckawoo Drive.” Kirkus Reviews

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Author Bio: Kate DiCamillo

Author Bio: Kate DiCamillo

Kate DiCamillo is an American author of children’s fiction and twice winner of the Newbery Medal. Several of her books made the New York Times bestsellers list. Her debut novel, the award-winning Because of Winn-Dixie, was made into a major motion picture, and her book The Tiger Rising was a finalist for the National Book Award. She is the US National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature for 2014 to 2015, appointed by the Library of Congress.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 0.93
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English