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The slippery map

Author: N E Bode; Brandon Dorman
Publisher: New York : HarperCollinsPublishers, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Oyster R. Motel, a lonely boy raised as a foundling in a Baltimore nunnery, travels through a portal to the imaginary world of his parents, where he heroically confronts the villainous Dark Mouth.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: N E Bode; Brandon Dorman
ISBN: 006079108X 9780060791087 9780060791094 0060791098
OCLC Number: 123484958
Target Audience: 008-012.
Description: xi, 273 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Awful MTDS --
Un-slippery map of little use --
Map keeper --
Dr. Fromler's dentistry for the young (and aged) --
Silver bucket in the wall --
Buzz in the ears --
Goggles H.C.P.A.E.V.N.A.T. --
Brief interruption ... --
Imagination has a life of its own --
Talking through the map --
Brief interruption ... --
Growsels and doggers --
Breathing river --
Lawless beasts --
Ippy, underground --
More lawless beasts --
West coast of boneland --
Battle of tongues and arrows --
Infestations, attacks by air, and ancient fire-breathers --
Weegrit's cures --
Eshma weegrit's keys --
Brief interruption ... --
Unlikely trail --
Dark mouth's inner compound --
Broken portal.
Responsibility: by N.E. Bode ; illustrated by Brandon Dorman.
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Oyster R. Motel, a lonely boy raised as a foundling in a Baltimore nunnery, travels through a portal to the imaginary world of his parents, where he heroically confronts the villainous Dark Mouth.

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Adventure book

by AnchorageSchoolDistirct (WorldCat user published 2008-07-11) Good Permalink

In this book Oyster R. Motel learns that all you have to do is use your imagination. He steals a map that changed his life forever. He encounters perths and doggers in a quest to save the parents he didn't know he had. However, in order to save then he had to battle the all powerful Dark Mouth. He...
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