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A Little Pigeon Toed

Gwynne, Fred

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ISBN 10: 0671666592 / ISBN 13: 9780671666590
Published by Simon & Schuster, New York, 1988
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Very Good in Very Good jacket Near Fine in Near Fine jacket 4to-over 9Ã,¾"-12" Book and jacket in near fine condition, some very shelf wear to corners of jacker and edges of boards, no soiling to book or jacket, nice square binding. Bookseller Inventory # 007303

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Title: A Little Pigeon Toed

Publisher: Simon & Schuster, New York

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Gwynne, Fred

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition

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Humorous text and illustrations introduce a variety of homonyms and figures of speech.

From School Library Journal:

Grade 4-8 Using homonyms and figures of speech, Gwynne has created a rib-tickling collection of word-and-picture jokes sure to delight readers. Similar in tone and spirit to his A Chocolate Moose for Dinner (Prentice-Hall, 1987), this one cleverly combines lively and humorous full-page color illustrations with carefully chosen words that have double meanings. The young girl seen throughout this light-hearted volume lends continuity and helps to tie the text together. As narrator, she shares with readers her misconceptions about things that adults have told her. For example, the sentence, ``My teacher says I get along well with my piers'' is accompanied by an illustration of the child sitting on the edge of a boat dock. A couple of the witty offerings are a bit more subtle, however, and may require a bit of explanation for less sophisticated readers. The humor in the little girl sewing college pennants to illustrate ``In Sunday School they say when you are bad you should do pennants'' may be lost on children unfamiliar with the ecclesiastical term. However, the selections of less-than-obvious humor are in the minority and should not deter librarians who wish to add a fresh, sparkling title to their English language collections. Bonnie Wheatley, Emma Conn Elementary Sch . , Raleigh, N.C.
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