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One Windy Wednesday

Root, Phyllis

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ISBN 10: 0763600547 / ISBN 13: 9780763600549
Published by Candlewick 1996-10-07, US, 1996
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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INSCRIBED BY ILLUSTRATOR HELEN CRAIG on title page. Clean, unmarked copy with only minor wear to dust jacket. Record # 461620. Bookseller Inventory # 461620

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Title: One Windy Wednesday

Publisher: Candlewick 1996-10-07, US

Publication Date: 1996

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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On one very windy day, the quack gets blown right out of the duck, and Bonnie Bumble has to struggle in order to simply stand up, in a humorous tale of a rather odd and extremely windy day.

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PreSchool-So hard does the wind blow across Bonnie Bumble's farmyard that the duck's "quack!" ends up attached to the lamb, the lamb's "baaa!" to the pig, etc. In Craig's windswept watercolors, the noises are set into dialogue balloons with actual strings attached. Bonnie, a stubby child in patched red overalls, industriously gathers and reattaches the sounds to their rightful owners. Beginning readers and even pre-readers will appreciate the fundamental silliness here, but may wonder why the animal sounds are blown about at random rather than downwind, or how the rising breeze in the last scene can almost bowl Bonnie over, but leaves the animals, and their balloons, unaffected. Despite its appeal, this story earns low marks for logical consistency. Stick with Charles Causley's "Quack!" Said the Billy-goat, (Lippincott, 1986; o.p.).
John Peters, New York Public Library
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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