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The Fast Sooner Hound

Book Description
Humorous Children's story about a hound that would 'sooner' race than eat. He loved to race trains just for the joy of it. Then came his biggest race with the fastest train ever, the "Cannonball". Illustrated in Color throughout by Caldecott Medal Winner, Virginia Lee Burton.
Book Information
PublisherHoughton Mifflin Company
BindingLibrary Binding (9 editions)
Reading LevelBaby to Pre-K
# of PagesN/A
Publication Date04/1975
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About Arna Wendell Bontemps (Author) : Arna Wendell Bontemps is a published author and a compiler of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Arna Wendell Bontemps include Chariot in the Sky: A Story of the ... more
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About Jack Conroy (Author) : Jack Conroy is a published author. Published credits of Jack Conroy include Fast Sooner Hound.
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About Virginia Lee Burton (Illustrator) : Virginia Lee Burton is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Published credits of Virginia Lee Burton include Emperor's New Clothes, Maybelle, the Cable Car, and Katy and the Big ... more
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