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Title The Random House book of humor for children / selected by Pamela Pollack ; illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky.

Imprint New York : Random House, c1988.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Children's Non-fiction    j 808.8 P    Available
Description 310 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents Tales of a fourth grade nothing / Judy Blume -- Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's magic / Betty MacDonald -- Understood Betsy / Dorothy Canfield Fisher -- Ghosts I have been / Richard Peck -- The stories Julian tells / Ann Cameron -- The midnight fox / Betsy Byars -- Life among the savages / Shirley Jackson -- The lumber-room / Saki -- The elephant's child / Rudyard Kipling -- The moth and the star / James Thurber -- In one era and out the other / Sam Levenson -- Beezus and Ramona / Beverly Cleary -- The witches / Roald Dahl -- The Phantom tollbooth / Norton Juster -- The harps of heaven / Natalie Babbitt -- The best Christmas pageant ever / Barbara Robinson -- Half magic / Edward Eager -- McBroom's almanac / Sid Fleischman -- Prodigy street / Bob and Ray -- Homer price / Robert McCloskey -- The story of the treasure seekers / E. Nesbit -- The fools of Chelm and the stupid carp / Isaac Bashevis Singer -- The sword and the stone / T.H. White -- Soup / Robert Newton Peck -- Cheaper by the dozen / Frank B. Gilbreth and Ernestine G. Carey -- Harriet the spy / Louise Fitzhugh -- Lake Wobegon days / Garrison Keillor -- Freaky Friday / Mary Rodgers -- How to hang up the telephone / Delia Ephron -- No beasts! no children! / Beverly Keller -- The skunk ladder / Patrick F. McManus -- Fifteen minutes / Larry Callen -- Tom Sawyer / Mark Twain -- How to eat fried worms / Thomas Rockwell.
Summary A humor collection for middle graders composed of thirty-four prose selections--short stories and "chunks" from novels.
Subject Wit and humor, Juvenile.
Humorous stories.
Humorous stories.
Added Author Pollack, Pam.
Zelinsky, Paul O., ill.
Added Title Book of humor for children.
ISBN 0394880498 (trade) : $14.95
0394980492 (lib. bdg.) : $14.99

 
    
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