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Sir Charlie Chaplin : the funniest man in the world

Author: Sid Fleischman
Publisher: New York : Greenwillow Books, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A Newbery Medalist presents one of the most compelling rags-to-riches stories of modern times, in this biography of the legendary Little Tramp, Charlie Chaplin. Includes archival prints and photos.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Charlie Chaplin; Charlie Chaplin; Charlie Chaplin
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sid Fleischman
ISBN: 9780061896408 0061896403 9780061896415 0061896411
OCLC Number: 361888105
Target Audience: Middle School; 950
Description: vi, 268 p. : ill., ports ; 27 cm.
Contents: The boy in the blue velvet suit --
Bleak houses --
Life in the booby hatch --
Life with father --
Poster boy --
On becoming invisible --
Enter, Sherlock Holmes --
Don't mug too much --
A red nose --
The tipsy gentleman --
A comedian amid the orange groves --
The galloping tintypes --
The lens louse --
Mabel, the movie star --
Opus one: the sleepwalker --
Charlie and the ten-grand rumor --
Charlie and the cross-eyed man --
The millionaire tramp --
Dawn on Sunset Boulevard --
A marriage of mayflies --
Where's Charlie? --
Room service --
The eternal washtub --
Déjà woes --
Dancing around the stake --
Silence spoken here --
The impertinent gesture --
Five francs a glance --
The red flag --
Welcome to Tomania --
The phantom Jew --
The cockney cad --
Throw the rascal out! --
So long, Charlie --
Takes and mistakes --
Brimstone in the air --
Sir Charlie --
A life in concrete.
Other Titles: Sir Charlie
Responsibility: by Sid Fleischman.

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A Newbery Medalist presents one of the most compelling rags-to-riches stories of modern times, in this biography of the legendary Little Tramp, Charlie Chaplin. Includes archival prints and photos.

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Sir Charlie Chaplin -- funny man!

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2011-09-30) Very Good Permalink

Sid Fleischman does a delightful job in this biography of Charlie Chaplin. The title, of course, comes from the time, late in his life, that he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth of England. The writing style flows with wit and small details about this artistic mime and acting. The photographs add life...
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