Rufus M.

Rufus M.

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by Eleanor Estes
     
 

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You've never met anyone quite like Rufus Moffat. He gets things done, but he gets them done his way.
When he wants to check out library books, Rufus teaches himself to write.even though he doesn't yet know how to read. When food is scarce, he plants some special "Rufus beans" that actually grow.despite his digging them up every day to check on them. And Rufus has

Overview

You've never met anyone quite like Rufus Moffat. He gets things done, but he gets them done his way.
When he wants to check out library books, Rufus teaches himself to write.even though he doesn't yet know how to read. When food is scarce, he plants some special "Rufus beans" that actually grow.despite his digging them up every day to check on them. And Rufus has friends that other people don't even know exist! He discovers the only invisible piano player in town, has his own personal flying horse for a day, and tours town with the Cardboard Boy, his dearest friend-and enemy.
Rufus isn't just the youngest Moffat, he's also the cleverest, the funniest, and the most unforgettable.
Eleanor Estes's beloved Moffats stories are being published in new editions as Odyssey/Harcourt Young Classics. The original interior illustrations have been retained, but handsome new cover art by Tricia Tusa gives the books a fresh, timeless appeal for today's readers. 5-1/8 X 7-5/8.

Author Biography: ELEANOR ESTES (1906-1988), a children's librarian for many years, launched her writing career with the publication of The Moffats in 1941. Two of her books about the Moffats are Newbery Honor Books, as is The Hundred Dresses. She won the Newbery Medal for Ginger Pye in 1952.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780440401926
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
06/01/1989
Pages:
336

Meet the Author

Eleanor Estes (1906-1988) grew up in West Haven, Connecticut, which she renamed Cranbury for her classic stories about the Moffat and Pye families. A children’s librarian for many years, she launched her writing career with the publication of The Moffats in 1941. Two of her outstanding books about the Moffats—Rufus M. and The Middle Moffat—were awarded Newbery Honors, as was her short novel The Hundred Dresses. She won the Newbery Medal for Ginger Pye.
 

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Rufus M. 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My name is ava biance and i love this book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I read 2 other Moffat books and 2 other Pye books and they were all really good so I think this one will be good too.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The sample's end leaves suspense.
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Patrick Dyer More than 1 year ago
I haven't yet finished this book but it is sooo good! I reccommend this book to anyone that likes a funny little kid!
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Guest More than 1 year ago
I've read all the Moffatt books, but Rufus made me laugh the most! He was probably the funniest of all the Moffatts, and he definitely made me want to find out what he would do next...Perfect ending to a great series of childrens books!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you like this one youshould read ejacaton of little tree