Little Pear

Little Pear

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by Eleanor Frances Lattimore
     
 

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Little Pear is a young boy who lives in a small village in China. Although his story takes place long ago, he is much like any little boy today--always on the lookout for excitement and adventure!

Little Pear is just looking for fun, but he has a knack for finding trouble without even trying! Join him as he stows away to the fair in a wheelbarrow full of

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Little Pear is a young boy who lives in a small village in China. Although his story takes place long ago, he is much like any little boy today--always on the lookout for excitement and adventure!

Little Pear is just looking for fun, but he has a knack for finding trouble without even trying! Join him as he stows away to the fair in a wheelbarrow full of vegetables, nearly flies away on a kite, has a mishap with a firecracker, and is rescued from the river by a houseboat family.

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"This story has charm and a natural, childlike quality which will endear it to the six- and seven-year-olds who are beginning to read by themselves."--The New York Herald Tribune

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780152055028
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
01/01/2006
Series:
Odyssey Classics Series
Edition description:
1-Simul
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
473,606
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 7.62(h) x 0.28(d)
Age Range:
6 - 9 Years

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"This story has charm and a natural, childlike quality which will endear it to the six- and seven-year-olds who are beginning to read by themselves."—The New York Herald Tribune

Meet the Author

ELEANOR FRANCES LATTIMORE (1904-1986) was an American citizen born and raised in Shanghai. She began her career as an artist but became known as the author and illustrator of more than fifty popular children's books. A number of her stories are based on her experiences growing up in China.

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Little Pear 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a great little book our 8 yr-old son read. He loved it! It was engaging and fun to read. We can't wait to read more books by this author.