The Hole Book

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Meet Algernon Bracket and Orlando Pease. Find out how a rocket launched from the basement floor of an apartment building is sure to interrupt a person's day.

Long before Richard Scarry or Dr. Seuss, an American artist delighted a generation of children and their parents with hilarious, topsy-turvy illustrations and slightly subversive tales told in rhyme. This was illustrator/author Peter Newell. Working over eighty years ago, Newell remains as profoundly enjoyable-and ...

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Overview

Meet Algernon Bracket and Orlando Pease. Find out how a rocket launched from the basement floor of an apartment building is sure to interrupt a person's day.

Long before Richard Scarry or Dr. Seuss, an American artist delighted a generation of children and their parents with hilarious, topsy-turvy illustrations and slightly subversive tales told in rhyme. This was illustrator/author Peter Newell. Working over eighty years ago, Newell remains as profoundly enjoyable-and incredibly popular-as ever. Tuttle is proud to be reissuing his three classic works, sure to delight the young and old alike.

While fooling with a gun, Tom Potts shoots a bullet that seems to be unstoppable. A hole on each page traces the bullet's path.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780804814980
  • Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/28/1989
  • Series: Peter Newell Children's Books Series
  • Edition description: 1st Tuttle ed
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 56
  • Sales rank: 351,218
  • Product dimensions: 7.25 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Peter Newell (1862 –1924) began his career painting portraits, using crayons as a medium, before turning to children's book. Besides his own books, Newell illustrated Mark Twain's Innocents Abroad and Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. He is the author of the Tuttle Classics The Hole Book, The Slant Book, and The Rocket Book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 15, 2001

    classic missing a 'hole'.

    The original was ever so politically incorrect, even including a 'negra' page that has been excluded from the reprint. The entire book is a legacy to ethnic exclusivity,and it saddens me to find the illustrations as washed out as the censorship.

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