Amos and Boris (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

Amos and Boris (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

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by William Steig
     
 

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Amos the mouse and Boris the whale: a devoted pair of friends with nothing at all in common, except good hearts and a willingness to help their fellow mammal. They meet after Amos sets out to sea in his homemade boat, the Rodent, and soon finds himself in extreme need of rescue. Enter Boris. But there will come a day, long after Boris has gone back to a

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Amos the mouse and Boris the whale: a devoted pair of friends with nothing at all in common, except good hearts and a willingness to help their fellow mammal. They meet after Amos sets out to sea in his homemade boat, the Rodent, and soon finds himself in extreme need of rescue. Enter Boris. But there will come a day, long after Boris has gone back to a life of whaling about and Amos has gone back to his life of mousing around, when the tiny mouse must find a way to rescue the great whale.

The tender yet comical story of this friendship is recorded in text and pictures that are a model of rich simplicity. Here, with apparent ease and concealed virtuosity, Caldecott medalist William Steig brings two winning heroes to life.

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School Library Journal - School Library Journal
Gr 1-3-- A mouse named Amos builds a boat and sets off to sea. In one unfortunate moment, he finds himself cast overboard in the middle of the ocean. As he contemplates his death by drowning, Boris the whale emerges. This Spanish translation is wonderfully told and will be a natural for storytime. The watercolor illustrations capture the emotions of the two very unlikely companions who become best friends.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780808527091
Publisher:
Demco Media
Publication date:
09/28/2009
Edition description:
THIS EDITION IS INTENDED FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
10.52(w) x 9.18(h) x 0.36(d)
Age Range:
4 - 7 Years

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