Mercy Watson series

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Mercy Watson is a series of chapter books written by Kate DiCamillo and illustrated by Chris Van Dusen. Mercy Watson is also the fictional pig who stars in the series.

Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride was a Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book in 2007 —one of three runners up for the Geisel Award.

Six Mercy Watson books were published from 2005 to 2009 by Candlewick Press of Somerville, Massachusetts.[1]


  • Mercy Watson to the Rescue (2005)
  • Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride (2006)
  • Mercy Watson Fights Crime (2006)
  • Mercy Watson, Princess in Disguise (2007)
  • Mercy Watson Thinks Like a Pig (2008)
  • Mercy Watson: Something Wonky This Way Comes (2009)

Tales from Deckawoo Drive series[edit]

  • Leroy Ninker Saddles Up (2014)
  • Francine Poulet Meets the Ghost Racoon (2015)
  • Where Are You Going, Baby Lincoln? (2016)
  • Eugenia Lincoln and the Unexpected Package (2017)

Geisel Honor Book[edit]

Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride (ISBN 0-763-62332-6) was one of three Geisel Honor Books (runners up for the Geisel Award) in 2007.


  1. ^ "DiCamillo, Kate"[permanent dead link]. Library of Congress Authorities. Retrieved 2012-04-13.
    This is a point of entry to LC Online Catalog entries for books by Kate DiCamillo. (See also the same source for Chris Van Dusen, below.)

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