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Arthur's Pen Pal (I Can Read Books)

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Arthur thinks his pen pal is more fun than his little sister. Little sisters don't do things like karate and wrestling — or do they? It takes a surprise letter to show Arthur that sometimes there's more to sisters — and pen pals — than meets the eye!

About the Author

Lillian Hoban's books for children have been working magic for nearly thirty years. Her illustrations can help change an unfamiliar setting-like a museum filled with dinosaurs and whales-into a wondrous adventure, and her words and pictures together can transform chimpanzees and badgers into very real companions for the youngest reader.

Ms. Hoban was born and raised in Philadelphia. Among the first books she illustrated were the ever-popular "Frances" books, and several years later she wrote and illustrated Arthur's Christmas Cookies, thereby ushering in her beloved 'Arthur" series.

In 1967 Ms. Hoban was asked to illustrate Will I Have a Friend? by Miriam Cohen. It was the beginning of an enormously popular collaboration that produced more that a dozen books about Jim, Paul, Danny, Anna Maria, and the rest of the first-grade classcharacters as familiar to children as their own classmates.

Perhaps the key to the unfailing popularity of Ms. Hoban's stories and illustrations is that she's long been a keen observer of children, having had firsthand experience raising four of her own.

Lillian Hoban lives in Connecticut.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780064440325
Author:
Hoban, Lillian
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Author:
by Lillian Hoban
Location:
New York, N.Y. :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Readers - Beginner
Subject:
Social Situations - Friendship
Subject:
Brothers and sisters
Subject:
Animals - Apes & Monkeys
Subject:
Chimpanzees
Subject:
Pen pals
Subject:
Pen pals -- Fiction.
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
Children s-Beginning Readers
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
I Can Read Book 2
Series Volume:
no. 740
Publication Date:
19820431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from K up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
8.52x5.54x.19 in. .24 lbs.
Age Level:
04-08

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