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Title The Random House book of humor for children / selected by Pamela Pollack ; illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky.
Pub Info New York : Random House, c1988.
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 Osterville-Childrens  J 808.8 RAN     AVAILABLE
 Wellfleet-Children's Area  Storycol J SC Random     AVAILABLE
Descript 310 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Audience 590L Lexile
Summary A humor collection for middle graders composed of thirty-four prose selections--short stories and "chunks" from novels.
Contents Tales of a fourth grade nothing / by Judy Blume -- Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's magic / by Betty MacDonald -- Understood Betsy / by Dorothy Canfield Fisher -- Ghosts I have been / by Richard Peck -- The stories Julian tells / by Ann Cameron -- The midnight fox / by Betsy Byars -- Life among the savages / by Shirley Jackson -- The lumber-room / by Saki -- The elephant's child / by Rudyard Kipling -- The moth and the star / by James Thurber -- In one era and out the other / by Sam Levenson -- Beezus and Ramona / by Beverly Cleary -- The witches / by Roald Dahl -- The Phantom tollbooth / by Norton Juster -- The harps of heaven / by Natalie Babbitt -- The best Christmas pageant ever / by Barbara Robinson -- Half magic / by Edward Eager -- McBroom's almanac / by Sid Fleischman -- Prodigy street / by Bob and Ray -- Homer price / by Robert McCloskey -- The story of the treasure seekers / by E. Nesbit -- The fools of Chelm and the stupid carp / by Isaac Bashevis Singer -- The sword and the stone / by T.H. White -- Soup / by Robert Newton Peck -- Cheaper by the dozen / by Frank B. Gilbreth and Ernestine G. Carey -- Harriet the spy / by Louise Fitzhugh -- Lake Wobegon days / by Garrison Keillor -- Freaky Friday / by Mary Rodgers -- How to hang up the telephone / by Della Ephron -- No beasts! no children! / by Beverly Keller -- The skunk ladder / by Patrick F. McManus -- Fifteen minutes / by Larry Callen -- Tom Sawyer / by Mark Twain -- How to eat fried worms / by Thomas Rockwell.
Subject Wit and humor, Juvenile.
Humorous stories.
Humorous stories.
Add Author Pollack, Pam.
Zelinsky, Paul O.
Add Title Book of humor for children.
ISBN 0394880498 : $14.95
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