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The Trumpet of the Swan

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4 out of 5
Based on 119 Ratings and 119 Reviews

Book Description
Although he lacks a voice in the traditional "Ko-hoh!" sense, trumpeter swan Louis learns to speak to the world with a trumpet stolen from a music store by his father. With the support of an unusual boy named Sam, who helps Louis learn how to read and write, the swan has some rather unswanlike adventures and ultimately wins the love--and the freedom--of a beautiful swan named Serena.

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Book Information
PublisherHarperCollins Publishers
BindingPaperback (54 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages272
ISBN-10B002XULZYA
Publication Date10/01/2001
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About E. B. White (Author) : Elwyn Brooks White (July 11, 1899, Mount Vernon, New York – October 1, 1985, North Brooklin, Maine) was a leading American essayist, author, humorist, poet and literary stylist. "No one can write a... more
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About Fred Marcellino (Illustrator) : Fred Marcellino is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Fred Marcellino include A Rat's Tale, The Pelican Chorus: and Other Nonsense, I, Crocodil... more
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11/18/2014 Lindsay Marchant

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12/14/2011 Alyssa Rixe

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1/29/2009 Renee Jones said: E.B. White said that, in our entire lives, we only truly read one book. For him, that book was Walden. For me, that book is The Trumpet of the Swan. This book is perfect in every way.
tags: I recommend, Inspired me, I read

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8/31/2007 Elizabeth Bluemle tagged as: I Read

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