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The amazing bone

Author: William Steig
Publisher: New York, NY : Square Fish : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2011. ©1976
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First Square Fish editionView all editions and formats
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It's a bright and beautiful spring day, and Pearl is dawdling on her way home from school. Most unexpectedly, she strikes up an acquaintance with a small bone. Pearl and the bone immediately take a liking to each other, and before you know it, she is on her way home with the bone in her purse, left open so they can continue their conversation. But the trip home turns out to be surprisingly treacherous. Can a pig and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Steig
ISBN: 9780605721791 0605721793 9780312564216 031256421X 9781451717730 1451717733 0374302480 9780374302481
OCLC Number: 669754776
Notes: First published in 1976.
Awards: Randolph Caldecott Medal Honoree
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Responsibility: William Steig.

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It's a bright and beautiful spring day, and Pearl is dawdling on her way home from school. Most unexpectedly, she strikes up an acquaintance with a small bone. Pearl and the bone immediately take a liking to each other, and before you know it, she is on her way home with the bone in her purse, left open so they can continue their conversation. But the trip home turns out to be surprisingly treacherous. Can a pig and a small talking bone out-wit a band of robbers and a hungry fox?

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