Stock Image

Lima Beans Would Be Illegal: Children's Ideas of a Perfect World

Robert Bender, Robert Bender (Illustrator)

19 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0803725329 / ISBN 13: 9780803725324
Published by Dial, 2000
New Condition: New Hardcover
From Ergodebooks (RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since May 31, 2006

Quantity Available: 1

Buy New
List Price: US$ 12.00
Price: US$ 11.80 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 4.99 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0803725329

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Lima Beans Would Be Illegal: Children's ...

Publisher: Dial

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

About this title

Synopsis:

In asking children the question "What do you think would make our world a better place?", this author has collected over a hundred charming, humorous quotes that will appeal to kids of all ages.

Review:

"Lima beans would be illegal." When asked how to go about making a perfect world, that's what Amanda Fox, age 11, told writer and artist Robert Bender--and that was just for starters. Shamelessly exploiting the intelligence, honesty, and guileless wit of the nation's youth (and apparently having a heck of a time doing it), Bender asked over 100 kids, mostly between the ages of 7 and 12, the same question: "What do you think would make our world a more perfect place to be?"

From the silly to the touching to the inarguably wise, the children's responses are all here, accompanied by Bender's own youthful, exuberant illustrations. Some of these kids' ideas may need some fine-tuning ("In a perfect world I wish I was Dracula and I would suck blood.... I would give it to the hospitals and some people might feel better"), while others probably hope for too much ("No little brothers that run around in circles screaming, shooting you in the head with Nerf guns"). Still others seem entirely reasonable ("I would like peas and quiet"), and a few are heartbreaking ("A perfect world to live in is if I could have my father to be here with me. He died of a heart attack. It would be a better world because there is no one here to call me Stinker"). Not a new idea, to be sure, but one that never fails to delight when done well. (Ages 7 and older) --Paul Hughes

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Welcome to Our AbeBooks Store for books. I've been selling books for long and have achieved more than 99% positive feedback on eBay and amazon.com. I always strive to achieve best customer satisfaction and have always described book accurately. I got lot of Out of Print and Rare books in my store and still adding lot of books. I will ship book within 24 hours of confirmed payment

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

100 % Customer Satisfaction is our Goal. Please contact me if you are not
satisfied with your order in any manner. I always list book by ISBN # only and
buyer is assured of correct edition, correct author and correct format of book.
I
will do my best to address your concerns including 100% refund of your money.

Name of your business and form of legal entity: Ami Ventures Inc.S-Corp. USA
your business address: 25547 Canyon Crossing Dr. Richmond TX 77406 USA
email address and phone or fax number: ...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Orders usually ship within 1 business days. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

PayPal