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9780689311055: The BARREL IN THE BASEMENT

The adventures of Pudding, a young Furken, or elf, in a human house, including capture by a boy, help him relearn the lost Furken art of vanishing

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Barbara Brooks Wallace was born in China where her father was a businessman with Socony. She is the author of many books for children. She is noted particularly for her victorian mysteries often described by reviewers as ?Dickensian?. Four of these books have been nominated and two have won the Mystery Writers of America Edgar Awards.


A delightful fantasy for all ages. I wish a Furken would find a barrel in MY basement! -- Southeastern Pa. School Library Reviewers, April, 1985

Alice-like, the reader is drawn into a tale that will have readers clamoring for a sequel. -- ALA Booklist, May 1, 1985

These endearing creatures (descendants of the genus Elf) are fully developed. -- The Horn Book Magazine, September 1985

Writers of children' s fiction could learn a great deal about their craft by analyzing every aspect of this book. -- St. Louis Post-Dispatch, April 28, l985

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Wallace, Barbara Brooks
Published by Atheneum (1985)
ISBN 10: 0689311052 ISBN 13: 9780689311055
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Book Description Atheneum, 1985. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110689311052

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