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George & Martha #04: George and Martha: Round and Roundby James Marshall
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Great friends arent hard to find—theyre right here! Houghton Mifflin is delighted to publish two more George and Martha readers. Using original art and text from James Marshalls storybooks, the tales are reformatted for beginning readers.
Marshalls themes are all resonant with a reading-age child—navigating the waters of first friendships, honesty versus kindness, curiosity versus privacy. These are the kind of deeply humorous, deeply true stories that inspire a love of reading!
Story Number One: The Clock George gives Martha a birthday gift that she just cant seem to fit in her home.
Story Number Two: The Trip George and Martha use their imagination as they take a trip on an ocean liner.
Story Number Three: The Artist George and Martha learn about artistic interpretation.
Using original art and text from Marshall's storybooks, these tales have been reformatted for beginning readers. These are the kind of deeply humorous, deeply true stories that inspire a love of reading. Full color.
Great friends arent hard to find—theyre right here! With original art and text from Marshalls storybooks and themes that will resonate with beginning readers, these deeply humorous, deeply honest stories are sure to inspire a love of books and reading.
George and Martha: Round and Round contains the classic stories “The Clock,” “The Trip,” and “The Artist.” Includes fun and educational activities!
About the Author
James Marshall (1942-1992) created dozens of exuberant and captivating books for children, including The Stupids, Miss Nelson Is Missing!, and the ever-popular George and Martha books. Before creating his canon of classic, hilarious childrens books, James Marshall played the viola, studied French, and received a masters degree from Trinity College. He also doodled. It was the doodles, and the unforgettable characters that emerged from them, that led him to his lifes work as one of the finest creators of childrens books of the twentieth century. In 2007, James Marshall was posthumously awarded the Laura Ingalls Wilder medal for his lasting contribution to literature for children.
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