Dust Devil is a tall tale about a heroine nicknamed Swamp Angel who grows so big that she moves out west to another state. She finds a sidekick, Dust Devil who is also the same size. Together they go on an adventure to help capture a backwards bandit even though girls are not able to become deputies. The illustrations help this story come to life, especially the mosquitoes large enough for the bandits to hitch a ride on. Readers of all ages will enjoying hearing about the teamwork of Swamp Angel and Dust Devil. This is the companion book to the Caldecott Award winner, SWAMP ANGEL.
Recommended by N. Magaletta, Educator, Maryland USA
Note: Dust Devil is a great book to recommend to a teacher. It can be used not only for reading but Science (weather) and Social Studies (geography).