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Toys Come Home: Being the Early Experiences of an Intelligent Stingray, a Brave Buffalo, and a Brand-New Someone Called Plastic

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Publisher Comments:

Here is the third book in the highly acclaimed Toys Trilogy, which includes the companion books Toys Go Out and Toy Dance Party.

"[A] timeless story of adventure and friendship to treasure aloud or independently," raved Booklist in a starred review. Fans of the series, as well as newcomers, will happily discover how Lumphy, StingRay, and Plastic came to live with the Girl. In six linked adventures, readers will also learn how the one-eared Sheep became one-eared; watch a cranky toy meet an unfortunate end; and best of all, learn why it's okay for someone you truly love to puke on you. Here is perhaps the most charming of three inimitably charming books destined to become classics.

About the Author

EMILY JENKINS is the author of Toys Go Out, an ALA Notable Book, and Toy Dance Party, a Kirkus Best Book of 2008. Other books include Sugar Would Not Eat It and the ALA Notable, Five Creatures. Visit her at emilyjenkins.com/kidsbooks.html.

PAUL O. ZELINSKY is one of the most acclaimed artists working today. His recent book, Dust Devil, was a New York Times Notable Book and an Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Winner. In addition to illustrating the Toys books, he adapted and illustrated Rapunzel, recipient of the 1998 Caldecott Medal. He was awarded the Caldecott Honor for Rumpelstiltskin, Hansel and Gretel by Rika Lesser, and Swamp Angel by Anne Isaacs. Visit him at paulozelinsky.com.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375862007
Author:
Jenkins, Emily
Publisher:
Schwartz & Wade Books
Author:
Zelinsky, Paul
Subject:
Situations / Friendship
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-Friendship
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Subject:
Children s humor
Series:
Toys Go Out
Publication Date:
20110931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 1 up to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
ILLUSTRATIONS THROUGHOUT
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8.51 x 7.34 x 0.66 in 0.94 lb
Age Level:
from 6 up to 10

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