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Dodsworth in Rome (Dodsworth)
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Aand#160;Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book
It is a blustery spring day, and Mouse and Mole are very excited. They are going to go bird watching! They are planning to make bird books! Mouse and Mole pack paper and crayons and hurry outside. It turns out, birds are not so easy to watch. Splashing in puddles scare them away. Stepping on crunchy leaves does too.
Mole rubs his snout. Mouse twirls her tail. Together, they come up with a plan to get closer to the birds. A plan that includes glue and feathers . . .
Join Mouse and Mole on another high-flying adventure in which teamwork, brainstorming, and good ideas always make for a fun day out!
Dodsworth wanted adventure. He wanted to see the world. He especially wanted to visit New York City. What he didnand#8217;t want was to be joined by a duck. A crazy duck. A duck that misbehaves. Young readers will laugh out loud at the duckand#8217;s silly antics as Dodsworth has the unexpected adventure of his life in the Big Apple . . . and beyond.
Dodsworth and his (crazy) friend the duck have just arrived in Paris. It is their first time in the City of Lights, and they are ready for some adventures magnifique! Right away they see mimes, painters, and people wearing berets. They climb the Eiffel Tower, and the duck even finds some bent-over guy who rings bells for a living. It looks like it is going to turn out to be a great vacation in Paris . . . but trouble is never far from a misbehaving duck!
Dodsworth and his outlandish duck pal check out Rome in the fourth stop in the Dodsworth series, where Tim Egan's sharp wit and playful illustrations make this a trip to remember. Ciao!
Dodsworth makes his Green Light Reader debut! Independent Level 3 readers will
enjoy scootering through Italy and four easy-to-read chapters with Dodsworth and
one very mischievous duck. The amusing antics include a pizza-throwing contest,
and#8220;borrowingand#8221; coins from the worldand#8217;s most famous fountain, and almost repainting the
ceiling in the Sistine Chapel!
Farmer Fred never smiled much. and#147;Farminand#8217; is serious business,and#8221; heand#8217;d say. and#147;Nothinand#8217; funny about corn.and#8221; And so life on his farm was pretty serious. None of the animals laughed or even smiled. But everyone has to laugh sometimes, including Farmer Fed. The animals try everything to get him to smile: dancing by the light of the moon in Farmer Fredand#8217;s clothes, singing chickens, sheep disguised in sunglasses and mustaches. Nothing works and finally the animals decide to leave Serious Farm in search of a more cheerful place to chuckle and graze. Will the animals find a livelier home, and will Farmer Fred ever lighten up?
About the Author
Tim Egan lives in Canoga Park, CA where he is a graphic designer.and#160;and#160;and#160; He is the author/illustratorand#160;of many books for children.
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