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13 words

13 words

Author: Lemony Snicket; Maira Kalman
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
From Publishers Weekly: Based on an unlucky number of key words and authored by someone who takes pleasure in unfortunate events, this volume conjures a sense of foreboding. "Word Number 1: Bird" introduces the central character, and the accompanying illustration pictures a royal-blue bird perched on a linen tablecloth, in a yellow-and-pink dining room that might have been painted by Matisse. The bird's eye droops  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Picture books
Children's picture books
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
St. Marks 4th grade
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lemony Snicket; Maira Kalman
ISBN: 9780061664656 0061664650 9780061664663 0061664669 9780061664670 0061664677
OCLC Number: 463306781
Target Audience: Interest age level : Ages All.; Elementary Grade.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Other Titles: Thirteen words
Responsibility: Lemony Snicket ; [illustrated by] Maira Kalman.
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From bestselling author Lemony Snicket and celebrated illustrator Maira Kalman comes an uproarious, whimsical word book like no other.Together, Snicket and Kalman present a strikingly beautiful  Read more...


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"a winsome story of friendship--proceeds thus, with a Snicketian 13 words in all. Snicket and Kalman are perfectly matched here, both revelers in life's delicious details and things best left Read more...

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A great book for addition to a library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2011-04-20) Excellent Permalink

What a fun book--as fun to look at as it is fun to read. But what else should you expect from authors Lemony Snicket and Maira Kalman?

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