cover image Aunt Nancy and Old Man Trouble

Aunt Nancy and Old Man Trouble

Phyllis Root / Author, David Parkins / Illustrator Candlewick

""Root's yarn-spinning talents shine in a tale laced with mountain vernacular,"" said PW of this original folktale, published in an oversize format, about a woman who outwits a Mephistophelian visitor. Parkins's art adds a dash of ""dastardly suspense."" Ages 5-up. (Oct.)