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Publisher Comments:

x"Peck strings together a series of entertaining, autobiographical recollections centered around boyhood good times with his friend Soup. Soup's real name is Luther Wesley Vinson, but as Peck recalls, 'I called him Luther just once, which prompted Soup to break me of a very bad habit before it really got formed.' Each incident reawakens familiar images of the past as Peck tells of their throwing apples from sticks and inevitably breaking a window, rolling down a hill inside a barrel, or sneaking a smoke from cornsilk 'tobacco' in an acorn pipe. Neighborhood characters add color to the tellings. Janice Riker, the only person Soup is afraid of, is expert at captive and torture games; Aunt Carrie constantly wishes thrashings on Peck, but we are treated to her comic downfall as a trussed-up captive in a downpour. Charles Gehm's freshly evocative pencil sketches perfectly capture, and even intensify the moods of the vignettes. Adults will relish this look at a misty past; children will do the same, especially those who like A Day No Pigs Would Die".

Synopsis:

"Rural Vermont during the 1920's is the setting for this nostalgic account of episodes in the lives of young Robert Peck and his pal, Soup."--starred, School Library Journal

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679892618
Other:
Peck, Robert Newton
Publisher:
Yearling Books
Author:
Peck, Robert Newton
Location:
New York
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Boys / Men
Subject:
Boys
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Social Situations - Friendship
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Children s humor
Edition Number:
1st Knopf pbk. ed.
Edition Description:
Knopf Pbk
Publication Date:
19981131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5 up to 8
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
7.59x5.16x.34 in. .17 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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Product details 112 pages Yearling Books - English 9780679892618 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , "Rural Vermont during the 1920's is the setting for this nostalgic account of episodes in the lives of young Robert Peck and his pal, Soup."--starred, School Library Journal
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