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Alfie

Author: Thyra Heder
Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Told from the perspective of both the girl, Nia, and her pet turtle, Alfie, and describes what happens when he disappears on the eve of her seventh birthday to find her a special present.
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Genre/Form: Picture books
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thyra Heder
ISBN: 9781419725296 1419725297
OCLC Number: 1009110504
Awards: Winner of E.B. White Read-Aloud Award: Honor Book 2018 (United States)
Description: 1 volume (unpaged)
Responsibility: by Thyra Heder.

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A funny and heartfelt picture book about the friendship between a girl and her pet turtle--told from both points of view--by the author-illustrator of Fraidyzoo and The Bear Report  Read more...

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"Her watercolor spreads are carefully executed with few stylistic mannerisms; all the attention is directed toward the characters. It's a treat watching Alfie deliver Nia the perfect birthday Read more...

 
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