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Spud in Winter

Written by Brian Doyle

  • 176 Pages
  • 9780888997555
  • 7.000" x 4.940"
  • Reading age from 9 to 12
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Mysteries & Detective Stories
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Social Situations / Values


Publication Date November 01, 2006

Spud Sweetgrass and his friends Connie Pan and Dink the Thinker are back. And this time Spud is in some frigid trouble. One morning Spud sees a terrible crime. And he can't get it out of his mind. Detective Kennedy wants him to tell her what he saw, but he's afraid of the man with the most beautiful hair in the world -- afraid for himself, and afraid for Connie Pan.

How will Spud find his way our of the mess he's in? Another masterful book by award-winning author Brian Doyle, Spud in Winter combines rollicking humour, chilling mystery, and delight in human foibles.


Brian Doyle
Brian Doyle is a four-time winner of the Canadian Library Association's Book of the Year for Children Award. His American honors include being selected for the Horn Book's Fanfare List, the ABA "Pick of the Lists" and the New York Public Library's Best Books for the Teen Age. He has also won the NSK Neustadt Prize, the Phoenix Honor Award, and he has been named a finalist for the Hans Christian Anderson Award. He lives in Chelsea, Quebec.


"Doyle's irreverent and bawdy humour will render readers apoplectic as they read about the adventures of Spud..." Resource Links

"Each chapter is like a small cameo, well-honed and polished." Ottawa Citizen

"Fasten your seat belts because Spud in Winter is one ride of a read." School Library Journal