Anna Banana and Me

Anna Banana and Me

by Lenore Blegvad
     
 

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Anna Banana is fearless. She swings high in the playground, invents stories about huge, terrifing goblins--and believes in magic.

The small boy she plays with is afraid. He would never do the things that Anna Banana does, even when their together. But one day, when he's most scared, he uses a little bit of her magic--and makes some of his own.

This warm, funny

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Overview

Anna Banana is fearless. She swings high in the playground, invents stories about huge, terrifing goblins--and believes in magic.

The small boy she plays with is afraid. He would never do the things that Anna Banana does, even when their together. But one day, when he's most scared, he uses a little bit of her magic--and makes some of his own.

This warm, funny story about a feisty little girl and her timid playmate is sure to touch the youngest reader.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
The Blegvads' exuberant heroine helps a small boy become brave. Ages 48. (March)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780671711146
Publisher:
Aladdin
Publication date:
12/10/1986

Meet the Author

Lenore Blegvad was born in New York City and received her B.A. degree from Vassar College. She went to Paris to study painting, and there she met and married Danish artist Erik Blegvad. Dividing her time between painting and writing, Lenore is the author of a dozen books for children, including Anna Banana and Me, Rainy Day Kate, and A Sound of Leaves, all illustrated by Erik Blegvad, as well as Once Upon a Time and Grandma, which she both wrote and illustrated.

Erik Blegvad was born in Denmark and studied at the School of Applied Arts in Copenhagen. Mr. Blegvad has illustrated more than one hundred children's books, including Twelve Tales by Hans Christian Andersen, Riddle Road by Elizabeth Spires, Hurry, Hurry, Mary Dear! by N. M. Bodecker, and Sea Clocks: The Story of Longitude by Louise Borden. The Blegvads divide their time between England, France, and Wardsboro, Vermont.

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