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andlt;iandgt;"Where Bobby lives there is a hilland#8212;andlt;BRandgt;A hill so steep and high,andlt;BRandgt;'Twould fill the bill for Jack and Jillandlt;BRandgt;Their famous act to tryandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Once Bobby's go-cart broke awayandlt;BRandgt;And down this hill it kited.andlt;BRandgt;The careless Nurse screamed in dismayandlt;BRandgt;But Bobby was delightedandhellip;"andlt;/iandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Long before Richard Scarry or Dr. Seuss, an American artist delighted a generation of children and their parents with hilarious, topsy-turvy illustrations and slightly subversive tales told in rhyme. This was illustrator/author Peter Newell.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Originally published in 1910, andlt;iandgt;The Slant Bookandlt;/iandgt; remains as profoundly enjoyable and incredibly popular as ever. Shaped like a rhomboid, the humorous text and funny illustrations are also slanted to create an adventurous tale. This classic work will delight readers of all ages as they follow a go-cart, a newsboy and a careening baby carriage down a hill.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Peter Newell (1862-1924) began his career as an artist drawing portraits, using crayons as his medium. In his fantastic humor, many believe, is the first appearance of the gentle humor of the absurd which andlt;iandgt;The New Yorkerandlt;/iandgt; has subsequently developed to such a high level.

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A go cart, a newsboy, and the force of gravity make for adventure in a busy town

Synopsis:

Long before Richard Scarry or Dr. Seuss, an American artist delighted a generation of children and their parents with hilarious, topsy-turvy illustrations and slightly subversive tales told in rhyme. This was illustrator/author Peter Newell. Working over eighty years ago, Newell remains as profoundly enjoyableùand incredibly popularùas ever. Tuttle is proud to be reissuing his three classic works, sure to delight the young and old alike.

In The Slant Book, a go cart, a newsboy, and the force of gravity make for a most excellent adventure in a busy American town. As an added bonus, the book is actually set on a slant!!

Synopsis:

Long before Richard Scarry or Dr. Seuss, an American artist delighted a generation of children and their parents with hilarious, topsy-turvy illustrations and slightly subversive tales told in rhyme. This was illustrator/author Peter Newell. Working over eighty years ago, Newell remains as profoundly enjoyableand#249;and incredibly popularand#249;as ever. Tuttle is proud to be reissuing his three classic works, sure to delight the young and old alike.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In andlt;iandgt;The Slant Book,andlt;/iandgt; a go cart, a newsboy, and the force of gravity make for a most excellent adventure in a busy American town. As an added bonus, the book is actually set on a slant!!

About the Author

andlt;bandgt;Peter Newellandlt;/bandgt; (1862 and#8211;1924) began his career painting portraits, using crayons as a medium, before turning to children's book. Besides his own books, Newell illustrated Mark Twain's andlt;iandgt;Innocents Abroadandlt;/iandgt; and Lewis Carroll's andlt;iandgt;Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glassandlt;/iandgt;. He is the author of the Tuttle Classics andlt;iandgt;The Hole Book, The Slant Book,andlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;The Rocket Book.andlt;/iandgt;

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804805322
Author:
Newell, Peter S.
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Author:
Newell, Peter S.
Location:
Rutland, Vt.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Children's poetry
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Peter Newell; childhood classics; favorite childhood stories; interactive books; action books
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
Peter Newell Children's Books
Series Volume:
97-513
Publication Date:
19891231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 2 up to 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
22 color illus
Pages:
50
Dimensions:
9 x 7 in 11 oz
Age Level:
04-08

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A go cart, a newsboy, and the force of gravity make for adventure in a busy town
"Synopsis" by , Long before Richard Scarry or Dr. Seuss, an American artist delighted a generation of children and their parents with hilarious, topsy-turvy illustrations and slightly subversive tales told in rhyme. This was illustrator/author Peter Newell. Working over eighty years ago, Newell remains as profoundly enjoyableùand incredibly popularùas ever. Tuttle is proud to be reissuing his three classic works, sure to delight the young and old alike.

In The Slant Book, a go cart, a newsboy, and the force of gravity make for a most excellent adventure in a busy American town. As an added bonus, the book is actually set on a slant!!

"Synopsis" by , Long before Richard Scarry or Dr. Seuss, an American artist delighted a generation of children and their parents with hilarious, topsy-turvy illustrations and slightly subversive tales told in rhyme. This was illustrator/author Peter Newell. Working over eighty years ago, Newell remains as profoundly enjoyableand#249;and incredibly popularand#249;as ever. Tuttle is proud to be reissuing his three classic works, sure to delight the young and old alike.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In andlt;iandgt;The Slant Book,andlt;/iandgt; a go cart, a newsboy, and the force of gravity make for a most excellent adventure in a busy American town. As an added bonus, the book is actually set on a slant!!
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