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The Random House book of humor for children / selected by Pamela Pollack ; illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky.

Pollack, Pam (Added Author). Zelinsky, Paul O., (illustrator.).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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A humor collection for middle graders composed of thirty-four prose selections--short stories and "chunks" from novels.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J 808.8 POL (Text) 33892100176396 Children's Non-Fiction Book None 08/28/2014 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0394880498
  • ISBN: 9780394880495
  • ISBN: 0394980492 (lib. bdg.)
  • ISBN: 9780394980492 (lib. bdg.)
  • Physical Description: 310 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, c1988.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Tales of a fourth grade nothing / by Judy Blume -- Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's magic / by Betty MacDonald -- Understood Betsy / by Dorothy Canfield Fisher -- Ghosts I have been / by Richard Peck -- The stories Julian tells / by Ann Cameron -- The midnight fox / by Betsy Byars -- Life among the savages / by Shirley Jackson -- The lumber-room / by Saki -- The elephant's child / by Rudyard Kipling -- The moth and the star / by James Thurber -- In one era and out the other / by Sam Levenson -- Beezus and Ramona / by Beverly Cleary -- The witches / by Roald Dahl -- The Phantom tollbooth / by Norton Juster -- The harps of heaven / by Natalie Babbitt -- The best Christmas pageant ever / by Barbara Robinson -- Half magic / by Edward Eager -- McBroom's almanac / by Sid Fleischman -- Prodigy street / by Bob and Ray -- Homer price / by Robert McCloskey -- The story of the treasure seekers / by E. Nesbit -- The fools of Chelm and the stupid carp / by Isaac Bashevis Singer -- The sword and the stone / by T.H. White -- Soup / by Robert Newton Peck -- Cheaper by the dozen / by Frank B. Gilbreth and Ernestine G. Carey -- Harriet the spy / by Louise Fitzhugh -- Lake Wobegon days / by Garrison Keillor -- Freaky Friday / by Mary Rodgers -- How to hang up the telephone / by Della Ephron -- No beasts! no children! / by Beverly Keller -- The skunk ladder / by Patrick F. McManus -- Fifteen minutes / by Larry Callen -- Tom Sawyer / by Mark Twain -- How to eat fried worms / by Thomas Rockwell.
Summary, etc.:
A humor collection for middle graders composed of thirty-four prose selections--short stories and "chunks" from novels.
Subject: Wit and humor, Juvenile
Humorous stories
Humorous stories
Humorous stories
Wit and humor, Juvenile

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