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The Random House book of humor for children

Author: Pam Pollack; Paul O Zelinsky
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A humor collection for middle graders composed of thirty-four prose selections--short stories and "chunks" from novels.
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Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pam Pollack; Paul O Zelinsky
ISBN: 0394880498 9780394880495 0394980492 9780394980492
OCLC Number: 15018443
Description: 310 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Tales of a fourth grade nothing / by Judy Blume --
Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's magic / by Betty MacDonald --
Understood Betsy / by Dorothy Canfield Fisher --
Ghosts I have been / by Richard Peck --
The stories Julian tells / by Ann Cameron --
The midnight fox / by Betsy Byars --
Life among the savages / by Shirley Jackson --
The lumber-room / by Saki --
The elephant's child / by Rudyard Kipling --
The moth and the star / by James Thurber --
In one era and out the other / by Sam Levenson --
Beezus and Ramona / by Beverly Cleary --
The witches / by Roald Dahl --
The Phantom tollbooth / by Norton Juster --
The harps of heaven / by Natalie Babbitt --
The best Christmas pageant ever / by Barbara Robinson --
Half magic / by Edward Eager --
McBroom's almanac / by Sid Fleischman --
Prodigy street / by Bob and Ray --
Homer price / by Robert McCloskey --
The story of the treasure seekers / by E. Nesbit --
The fools of Chelm and the stupid carp / by Isaac Bashevis Singer --
The sword and the stone / by T.H. White --
Soup / by Robert Newton Peck --
Cheaper by the dozen / by Frank B. Gilbreth and Ernestine G. Carey --
Harriet the spy / by Louise Fitzhugh --
Lake Wobegon days / by Garrison Keillor --
Freaky Friday / by Mary Rodgers --
How to hang up the telephone / by Della Ephron --
No beasts! no children! / by Beverly Keller --
The skunk ladder / by Patrick F. McManus --
Fifteen minutes / by Larry Callen --
Tom Sawyer / by Mark Twain --
How to eat fried worms / by Thomas Rockwell.
Other Titles: Book of humor for children.
Responsibility: selected by Pamela Pollack ; illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky.
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A humor collection for middle graders composed of thirty-four prose selections--short stories and "chunks" from novels.

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