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The Family Under the Bridge

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Publisher Comments:

This is the delightfully warm and enjoyable story of an old Parisian named Armand, who relished his solitary life. Children, he said, were like starlings, and one was better off without them.
But the children who lived under the bridge recognized a true friend when they met one, even if the friend seemed a trifle unwilling at the start. And it did not take Armand very long to realize that he had gotten himself ready-made family; one that he loved with all his heart, and one for whom he would have to find a better home than the bridge.

Armand and the children's adventures around Paris — complete with gypsies and a Santa Claus — make a story which children will treasure.

Synopsis:

"Old Armand, a Parisian hobo, enjoyed his solitary, carefree life (until he) found that three homeless children and their working mother had claimed his shelter under the bridge. A charming and memorable story."--"Booklist."

About the Author

Natalie Savage Carlson is fondly remembered as the author of the much-loved Orpheline series and Surprise in the Mountains. Born in Virginia, Ms. Carlson later lived in Oklahoma, Rhode Island, and the Pacific Northwest. She eventually settled in Florida prior to her death.

Garth Williams's classic illustrations for the Little House books caused Laura to remark that she "and her folks live again in these pictures." Garth Williams also illustrated Charlotte's Web, Stuart Little, and almost one hundred other books.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780064402507
ill.:
Williams, Garth
Author:
Williams, Garth
Author:
by Natalie Savage Carlson and Garth Williams
Author:
Carlson, Natalie Savage
Publisher:
HarperTrophy
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Social Situations - Homelessness & Poverty
Subject:
Paris
Subject:
Juveniles
Subject:
Tramps
Subject:
Tramps -- Fiction.
Subject:
Newbery honor
Subject:
Social Issues - Homelessness & Poverty
Subject:
Paris (france)
Subject:
Childrens classics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
96-1
Publication Date:
February 1989
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 2 to 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.62x5.12x.30 in. .20 lbs.
Age Level:
07-11

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"Synopsis" by , "Old Armand, a Parisian hobo, enjoyed his solitary, carefree life (until he) found that three homeless children and their working mother had claimed his shelter under the bridge. A charming and memorable story."--"Booklist."

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