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Publisher Comments:

Opus gets a chance to earn his wings in this deliciously satisfying Christmas tale.

Review:

"Nothing new here, but the story is told with competence and energy; the lavish mixed-media illustrations (airbrush smooth, cartoon style) have plenty of witty details." Kirkus Reviews

Review:

"Breathed achieves just the right balance of sweetness and levity." Publishers Weekly

Synopsis:

Opus the penguin wants nothing more than to be able to fly — one thing that penguins cannot do — until one Christmas Eve, Opus realizes his greatest dream.

Synopsis:

Opus the penguin makes a Christmas wish that he might fly.

About the Author

Berkeley Breathed is a cartoonist, novelist, director, and screenwriter, best known for the popular comic strip "Bloom County." He has written and/or illustrated many books for young readers, including Red Ranger Came Calling, The Last Basselope, Goodnight Opus, and A Wish for Wings That Worked.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780316106917
Subtitle:
An Opus Christmas Story
Publisher:
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Author:
Breathed, Berkeley
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Success
Subject:
Holidays & Festivals - Christmas
Subject:
Christmas
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Animals - Birds
Subject:
Personal and practical guides
Subject:
Flight
Subject:
Penguins
Subject:
Wishes
Subject:
Holidays & Celebrations - Christmas
Subject:
Holidays & Celebrations - Christmas & Advent
Subject:
Children s Holiday-Christmas
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Picture book
Series Volume:
9269
Publication Date:
October 1995
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 1 up to 4
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
8.89x10.16x.10 in. .35 lbs.
Age Level:
04-08

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Product details 32 pages Little Brown and Company - English 9780316106917 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Nothing new here, but the story is told with competence and energy; the lavish mixed-media illustrations (airbrush smooth, cartoon style) have plenty of witty details."
"Review" by , "Breathed achieves just the right balance of sweetness and levity."
"Synopsis" by , Opus the penguin wants nothing more than to be able to fly — one thing that penguins cannot do — until one Christmas Eve, Opus realizes his greatest dream.
"Synopsis" by , Opus the penguin makes a Christmas wish that he might fly.
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