Maurice's Room

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Maurice is a collector. It doesn't matter how big or clumsy something is - if he likes it, he'll bring it home and, with the help of his friend Jacob, get it into his room somehow. Maurice's room is his special museum.

Maurice's parents can't stand it. They've tried everything to make him get rid of his collection, from having him take trumpet lessons to giving him brand-new toys. Maurice thinks that he's got them licked. But then, one day, ...

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Overview

Maurice is a collector. It doesn't matter how big or clumsy something is - if he likes it, he'll bring it home and, with the help of his friend Jacob, get it into his room somehow. Maurice's room is his special museum.

Maurice's parents can't stand it. They've tried everything to make him get rid of his collection, from having him take trumpet lessons to giving him brand-new toys. Maurice thinks that he's got them licked. But then, one day, they tell him they've got a surprise...

Eight-year-old Maurice's struggle to protect his bedroom full of treasured "junk" from unsympathetic parents undergoes a transformation when the family moves to the country.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
A boy who collects everything is a source of exasperation to his parents, inspiring them to take drastic, but welcome, measures. Ages 7-11. (April)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781442416789
  • Publisher: Aladdin
  • Publication date: 7/1/2010
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 981,684
  • Age range: 7 - 10 Years
  • Product dimensions: 4.90 (w) x 7.60 (h) x 0.20 (d)

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