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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »

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Why did Miss Twiggley live in a tree? Why did she send her dog, Puss, out to do the shopping? Why did she always run away and hide when people came to visit? And it was rumored that Miss Twiggley had even more peculiar habits...<P> Old Miss Twiggley, Was friendly with bears. "They shed on the sofa," she said, "But who cares?"<P> And was it true, as the mayor's wife had heard, that she actually slept in her hat? "Simply disgraceful!" they said. But when a hurricane hits the town and the water rises, everyone is grateful to Miss Twiggley and her tree. Even better, Miss Twiggley herself learns a very important lesson, with a warm and happy ending.

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lisacord30, January 15, 2007 (view all comments by lisacord30)
This book is so fun to read out loud and the illustrations are fabulous. The rhyming verse has great rhythm. Other than being a great read the story also gives children the example of not judging people too quickly who seem to be different as well as showing how communities can come together in a crisis. My 5 year old loves to read it again and again. This was one of my favorites as a girl and it was out of print for years. So glad it's back!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781930900172
Author:
Fox, Dorothea Warren
Author:
Fox, Dorothea Warren
Publisher:
Purple House Press
Location:
Keller, Texas
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Social Situations - Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Subject:
Social Situations - Friendship
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
Social Issues - Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Friendship
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Series Volume:
100-335
Publication Date:
20021131
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
44
Dimensions:
10.31x7.60x.40 in. .83 lbs.
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
03-08

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