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George and Martha Tons of Fun

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Publisher Comments:

Marshall's ludicrously buoyant hippos overcome misunderstandings, twinges of guilt, petty deceptions, and the loss of a birthday gift in these five brief tales. Full-color illustrations.

Synopsis:

Another quintet of stories about the pleasures and problems of a great friendship: "The Sweet Tooth," "The Misunderstanding," "The Hypnotist," "The Special Gift," and "The Photograph."

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.

Table of Contents

The misunderstanding.--The sweet tooth.--The photograph.--The hypnotist.--The special gift.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780395426463
Author:
Marshall, James
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's fiction
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Social Situations - Friendship
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Animals - Mammals
Subject:
Hippopotamus
Subject:
Hippopotamus -- Fiction.
Subject:
Situations / Friendship
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Children s humor
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper, Picture
Series:
George and Martha
Series Volume:
no. 99
Publication Date:
October 1986
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from K up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
8 x 8 x 0.13 in 0.36 lb
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
04-08

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Another quintet of stories about the pleasures and problems of a great friendship: "The Sweet Tooth," "The Misunderstanding," "The Hypnotist," "The Special Gift," and "The Photograph."
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