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The trumpet of the swan

Author: E B White
Publisher: London : Puffin, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Unlike other cygnets, Louis, the trumpeter swan, cannot utter a sound. But with the encouragement of his father, Louis sets out to overcome his problem. One way of doing this Louis decides, is to learn to read and write and so he sets off to Montana to find his friend Sam Beaver. Louis goes to school with him and learns to read and write, but when he returns to the lakes and falls in love with the beautiful Serena,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E B White
ISBN: 9780141322971 0141322977
OCLC Number: 858560632
Notes: Originally published: New York: Harper & Row; London: Hamilton, 1970.
Description: 210 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: E.B. White.

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Unlike other cygnets, Louis, the trumpeter swan, cannot utter a sound. But with the encouragement of his father, Louis sets out to overcome his problem. Louis goes to school and learns to read and  Read more...

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We, and our children, are lucky to have this book -- John Updike The New York Times Book Review ... the beautiful details, the sweetness of relationships - poignant without this time being sad - also Read more...

 
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