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Mean Margaret (Laura Geringer Books)

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Question: What do a pair of newlywed woodchucks, a squirrel, a testy snake, a skunk, and a couple of bats have in common with a family of pudgy human beings named Hubble?

Answer: Their lives are all turned topsy-turvy by a tyrannical three-year-old named Margaret.

Question: Will Mean Margaret ever realize that there's more to life than being nasty to everybody?

Answer: Read this touching comedy and find out.

Praise for The Wainscott Weasel

An ALA Notable Children's Book

‘It's just possible that not since a spider named Charlotte saved a pig named Wilbur has there been a more tender tale of interspecies love and devotion.' 'The New York Times Book Review

‘This well-realized fantasy has everything a reader could want: adventure, humor, and style.' 'Starred/ALA Booklist

Synopsis:

An overly fastidious woodchuck finds his tidy life completely disrupted by the arrival of a child--not his own and his wife's, but a demanding, ungrateful human toddler they find abandoned outside their burrow.

Synopsis:

This National Book Award finalist introduces Mean Margaret, a tyrannical toddler who upsets the lives of a pair of newlywed woodchucks, a squirrel, a snake, and a family of humans. A "Publisher's Weekly" Best Book. Illustrations.

About the Author

Born in Littleton, New Hampshire, Tor Seidler grew up in Vermont and later, Seattle, Washington, in both of which places his parents were involved in the theater. Encouraged by his family's love of the arts, Mr. Seidler studied English literature at Stanford University, and at the age of twenty-seven his first book, The Dulcimer Boy, was published, launching his celebrated career as a writer.

Over the past twenty years, Mr. Seidler has become one of the most important voices in children's fiction with such classics as, A Rat's Tale, The Wainscott Weasel, an ALA Notable Book, Terpin, and Mean Margaret, which was selected as a finalist for the National Book Award in 1997. He currently lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780064410397
Author:
Agee, Jon
Author:
Agee, Jon
Author:
Seidler, Tor
Author:
by Tor Seidler and Jon Agee
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Animals - Mice Hamsters Guinea Pigs etc.
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Family - New Baby
Subject:
Children's stories, American
Subject:
Toddlers
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Laura Geringer Books (Paperback)
Series Volume:
#37
Publication Date:
20011201
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 3 to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8.90x6.82x.43 in. .65 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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Mean Margaret (Laura Geringer Books)
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Product details 176 pages HarperTrophy - English 9780064410397 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , An overly fastidious woodchuck finds his tidy life completely disrupted by the arrival of a child--not his own and his wife's, but a demanding, ungrateful human toddler they find abandoned outside their burrow.
"Synopsis" by , This National Book Award finalist introduces Mean Margaret, a tyrannical toddler who upsets the lives of a pair of newlywed woodchucks, a squirrel, a snake, and a family of humans. A "Publisher's Weekly" Best Book. Illustrations.

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