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Edward the "Crazy Man"

Author: Marie Day
Publisher: Toronto ; New York : Annick Press ; Buffalo, NY : Distributed in the U.S.A. by Firefly Books, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : English
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Edward is a homeless person with a special talent - he can transform cast-off materials into amazing costumes. Edward saves Charlie from being run over by a car, but before Charlie can thank him, "Crazy Man" disappears. Many years later, Charlie finds a way to thank the man who saved his life. And "Crazy Man" discovers that a friend can make all the difference.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marie Day
ISBN: 1550377205 9781550377200 1550377213 9781550377217
OCLC Number: 47947598
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Responsibility: by Marie Day.
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Edward is a homeless person with a special talent - he can transform cast-off materials into amazing costumes! One day, Edward, who suffers from schizophrenia, saves schoolboy Charlie's life and  Read more...

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This book is about more than homelessness and mental illness; it is also about the difference a friend can make. Author/illustrator Marie Day's story is very readable. Children will want to know what Read more...

 
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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-09-28) Good Permalink

     This book is about a homeless man who dresses in wild costumes.  Many people called him crazy.  One day he saved a boys life.  The boy never forgot him and one day when the boy was an adult he helped the homeless man.

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