George Shrinks

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Overview

George has more adventures than James Bond!

Only three inches tall, he can ski down mountains of dishes, swim with goldfish, and take rides in his new toy airplane. But taking care of his giant baby brother and brushing his teeth can be real challenges for the mouse-sized George.

Ages 3-7

Taking care of a cat and a baby brother turns into a series of comic ...

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Overview

George has more adventures than James Bond!

Only three inches tall, he can ski down mountains of dishes, swim with goldfish, and take rides in his new toy airplane. But taking care of his giant baby brother and brushing his teeth can be real challenges for the mouse-sized George.

Ages 3-7

Taking care of a cat and a baby brother turns into a series of comic adventures when George wakes up to find himself shrunk to the size of a mouse.

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Editorial Reviews

School Library Journal
A mouse-eye view of high adventure.
Children's Literature - Marilyn Courtot
Another award winning picture book has been turned into a board book product. George is a little boy who has shrunk to the size of a mouse. As he tries to follow the instructions that his parents have left in a note, he doesn't seem to be the least bit fazed. Given his new size, ordinary chores now take on Herculean proportions. But George perseveres to clean up his room, brush his teeth, take care of his brother, and complete other household tasks.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780064431293
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 6/28/2003
  • Series: Trophy Picture Bks.
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 40
  • Sales rank: 251,458
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 10.90 (w) x 8.92 (h) x 0.15 (d)

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William Joyce

William Joyce lives in Shreveport, Louisiana, with his lovely wife, Elizabeth, and their children, Mary Katherine and Jack. They also have a dachshund named Rose and something else named Rex. Mr. Joyce has produced two animated television shows based on his books: Rolie Polie Olie and George Shrinks. He also produced and designed the animated feature film Robots. Every once in a while he does a cover for The New Yorker. His alarmingly optimistic picture books include Dinosaur Bob and His Adventures with the Family Lazardo, Santa Calls, The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs, and Bently & Egg.He is currently futzing around on several books and stories that embrace the alleged healing power of heroically scaled silliness.

William Joyce lives in Shreveport, Louisiana, with his lovely wife, Elizabeth, and their children, Mary Katherine and Jack. They also have a dachshund named Rose and something else named Rex. Mr. Joyce has produced two animated television shows based on his books: Rolie Polie Olie and George Shrinks. He also produced and designed the animated feature film Robots. Every once in a while he does a cover for The New Yorker. His alarmingly optimistic picture books include Dinosaur Bob and His Adventures with the Family Lazardo, Santa Calls, The Leaf Men and the Brave Good Bugs, and Bently & Egg.He is currently futzing around on several books and stories that embrace the alleged healing power of heroically scaled silliness.

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