A droll rendition of the old English ghost story about the teeny-tiny woman who found a teeny-tiny bone in the teeny-tiny churchyard.
|Publisher:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt|
|Series:||Paul Galdone Classics Series|
|Product dimensions:||9.56(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.14(d)|
|Lexile:||NC880L (what's this?)|
|Age Range:||4 - 7 Years|
About the Author
Paul Galdone was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1907 and emigrated to the United States in 1928. After finishing his studies at the Art Student League and the New York School of Industrial Design, Mr. Galdone worked in the art department of a major publishing house. There he was introduced to the process of bookmaking, an activity that was soon to become his lifelong career. Before his death in 1986, Mr. Galdone illustrated almost three hundred books, many of which he himself wrote or retold. He is fondly remembered for his contemporary style, bright earthy humor, and action-filled illustrations, which will continue to delight for generations to come.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Seuling Barbara, The Teeny Tiny Woman, , Viking press New York,1976, Traditiona An old English Ghost tale This book is of the Traditional genre . This old English ghost story about the teeny tiny woman who found a teeny tiny bone and took it home to make soup this teeny tiny woman expresses emotions from delight to terror. Changes from the original version are minor as the teeny tiny woman finds the teeny tiny bone, puts it in her teeny tiny cupboard and finally surrenders it to its rightful owner. There are no objects in the illustrations with which to compare the teeny tinniest of the woman as there are in Barbara Seuling's version. Barbara Seuling was born in Brooklyn on July 22nd. Before the writing bug bit her she did many different jobs. She helped launch the Yearling paperback imprint, and worked as an editor at Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers and J.B. Lippincott Co. An editor came to Barbara and asked if she would collect freaky facts for him and the idea of Freaky Friday was born. Freaky Friday was Barbara's first book. The book that Barbara is most famous for is How to Write a Children's Book and Get It Published. Barbara Seuling has written more than fifty books. Barbara has three different classes going, on-line, in New York, and in Vermont. Hey kids read this book, what do you think this tiny woman will do about the ghosts and what will happen to her bone? Give me my bone!'
i remember reading this story when i was small. i've told almost all of my friends about this story and nobody believe me that this story was real. i've been trying to find it and i finally did it. i was so exicted.
I used to read this book a lot when I was little and it was kinda scary! you know, because she went ot the grave yard and took a bone and heard a voice in her house but now I think its cool. BUT it is soooo a tounge twister because they say teeny-tiny way a 'teeny-tiny' too much!