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The Trumpet of the Swan

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Swan Song

Like the rest of his family, Louis is a trumpeter swan. But unlike his four brothers and sisters, Louis can't trumpet joyfully. In fact, he can't even make a sound. And since he can't trumpet his love, the beautiful swan Serena pays absolutely no attention to him.

Louis tries everything he can think of to win Serena's affection — he even goes to school to learn to read and write. But nothing seems to work. Then his father steals him a real brass trumpet. Is a musical instrument the key to winning Louis his love?

Synopsis:

Louis, a voiceless Trumpeter swan, finds himself far from his wilderness home when he determines to communicate by learning to play a stolen trumpet. This beloved classic is available with new illustrations that bring Louis to life.

About the Author

E. B. White (1899-1985) was born in Mount Vernon, New York, and graduated from Cornell University. His work appeared for many years in The New Yorkermagazine. He received the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for his children's books Charlotte's Web, a Newbery Honor Book, and Stuart Little. The Trumpet of the Swanalso won several awards. Mr. White, the author of seventeen books of prose and poetry, was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1973.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780064408677
ill.:
Marcellino, Fred
Author:
Marcellion, Fred
Illustrator:
Marcellino, Fred
Author:
White, E. B.
Author:
by E. B White
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Social Situations - Friendship
Subject:
Animals - Birds
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Swans
Subject:
Trumpeter swan
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
Childrens classics
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
MC-34
Publication Date:
20001003
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 3 to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
7.76x5.18x.64 in. .40 lbs.
Age Level:
03-UP

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