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andlt;iandgt;"Tom Potts was fooling with a gunandlt;BRandgt;(Such follies should not be),andlt;BRandgt;Whenand#8212;bang! The pesky thing went offandlt;BRandgt;most unexpectedly!"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 1908, andlt;iandgt;The Hole Bookandlt;/iandgt; remains as profoundly enjoyable and incredibly popular as ever. With humorous text and irresistible drawings, this classic work will delight readers of all ages with the story of Tom Potts' bullet, which leads him through all sorts of unexpected scenes and adventures, each funnier than the last.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 collection of unexpected adventures following a hole cut through each page

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Meet Algernon Bracket and Orlando Pease. Find out how a rocket launched from the basement floor of an apartment building is sure to interrupt a person's day.

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 enjoyable-and incredibly popular-as ever. Tuttle is proud to be reissuing his three classic works, sure to delight the young and old alike.

Synopsis:

Meet Algernon Bracket and Orlando Pease. Find out how a rocket launched from the basement floor of an apartment building is sure to interrupt a person's day.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. Working over eighty years ago, Newell remains as profoundly enjoyable-and incredibly popular-as ever. Tuttle is proud to be reissuing his three classic works, sure to delight the young and old alike.

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:
9780804814980
Author:
Newell, Peter S.
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Author:
Newell, Peter
Location:
Rutland, Vt. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Stories in rhyme
Subject:
Toy and movable books
Subject:
Bullets.
Subject:
Bullets -- Fiction.
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Peter Newell; childhood classics; favorite childhood stories; interactive books; action books
Subject:
Peter Newell; childhood classics; favorite childhood stories; interactive books; action books; Retro
Edition Number:
1st Tuttle ed.
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series:
Peter Newell Children's Books
Series Volume:
1337
Publication Date:
19891231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 2 up to 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
23 color illus
Pages:
56
Dimensions:
9 x 7.25 in 13 oz
Age Level:
04-08

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A collection of unexpected adventures following a hole cut through each page
"Synopsis" by , Meet Algernon Bracket and Orlando Pease. Find out how a rocket launched from the basement floor of an apartment building is sure to interrupt a person's day.

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 enjoyable-and incredibly popular-as ever. Tuttle is proud to be reissuing his three classic works, sure to delight the young and old alike.

"Synopsis" by , Meet Algernon Bracket and Orlando Pease. Find out how a rocket launched from the basement floor of an apartment building is sure to interrupt a person's day.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. Working over eighty years ago, Newell remains as profoundly enjoyable-and incredibly popular-as ever. Tuttle is proud to be reissuing his three classic works, sure to delight the young and old alike.
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