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The fantastic flying books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

Author: William Joyce; Joe Bluhm
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Morris Lessmore loves words, stories and books, and after a tornado carries him to another land, dreary and colorless, he finds a single book in color that leads him to an amazing library where, he learns, the books need him as much as he needs them.
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Augmented reality
Children's fiction
Picture books
Fiction
Juvenile works
Fantasy fiction
Fantasy
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Joyce; Joe Bluhm
ISBN: 9781442457027 1442457023 9781442464896 1442464895
OCLC Number: 760977579
Awards: Winner of Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize (Children's) 2013
Winner of NAPPA Gold Awards (Preschoolers & Up) 2012
Winner of Christopher Awards (Books for Young People) 2013
Short-listed for Georgia Children's Book Award (Picture Storybook) 2014
Short-listed for Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award (Grades K-3) 2014
Short-listed for Young Hoosier Book Award (Picture Book) 2015
Short-listed for South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award (Picture Book) 2014
Short-listed for Florida Children's Book Award 2014
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.; 650
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 x 30 cm
Contents: "The story that inspired the Academy Award-winning short film" --
Jkt.-Morris Lessmore loves words, stories and books; after a powerful storm carries him to another land, dreary and colorless, he finds a single book in color that leads him to an amazing library where, he learns, the books need him as much as he needs them.
Responsibility: written by William Joyce ; illustrated by William Joyce and Joe Bluhm.
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* "Ironically, this book in praise of books first appeared as a much-praised iPad app and Academy Award-winning animated short film. The story, in a nutshell, concerns the titular book-loving Mr. Read more...

 
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