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The Wonderful O

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 936 Ratings and 148 Reviews

Book Description
Black and Littlejack are bad men. Littlejack has a map that indicates the existence of a treasure on a far and lonely island. He needs a ship to get there. Black has a ship. So they team up and sail off on Black's vessel, the Aeiu. "A weird uncanny name," remarks Littlejack, "like a nightbird screaming." Black explains that it's all the vowels except for O. O he hates since his mother got wedged i... More
Book Information
PublisherNYR Children's Collection
BindingHardcover (18 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages80
ISBN-101590173090
ISBN-13978-1590173091
Publication Date03/31/2009
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About James Thurber (Author) : James Thurber is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of James Thurber include Last Flower a Parable In Pictures, Thurber Country, The Wonderful O (Unabridged).
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About Marc Simont (Illustrator) : Marc Simont is a published author, illustrator, photographer, and a translator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Marc Simont include Nate the Great and the Halloween Hunt, Nate the... more
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9/17/2007 Mary Thelen said: Discovered this book at age 9 and have re-read it annually ever since...this is the one I'd take with me to that desert island.
tags: I recommend, Inspired me

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