John Patrick Norman McHennessy - the Boy Who Was Always Late

John Patrick Norman McHennessy - the Boy Who Was Always Late

by John Burningham
     
 

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Every day John Patrick Norman McHennessy sets off along the road to learn, and every day strange and improbable happenings make him late. To make things worse, his teacher, Sir, never believes his stories. One day, John Patrick Norman McHennessy is able to make it on time and finds that an improbable and strange thing has happened to Sir. Just how the tables are… See more details below

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Overview

Every day John Patrick Norman McHennessy sets off along the road to learn, and every day strange and improbable happenings make him late. To make things worse, his teacher, Sir, never believes his stories. One day, John Patrick Norman McHennessy is able to make it on time and finds that an improbable and strange thing has happened to Sir. Just how the tables are turned provides a twist every child will relish.

A Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies
An IRA Children's Choice
A Horn Book Fanfare Honor Book

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
PW praised all three of these works by the noted British author/artist, singling out his ability to build various levels of meanings into his stories. Ages 4-7. (Sept.) Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780517885956
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
08/17/1999
Series:
Dragonfly Bks.
Pages:
40
Product dimensions:
9.01(w) x 9.05(h) x 0.16(d)
Age Range:
5 - 8 Years

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