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Author Fleischman, Sid, 1920-2010.
Title Sir Charlie Chaplin : the funniest man in the world / by Sid Fleischman.
Pub Info New York : Greenwillow Books, c2010.
book jacket
 West Tisbury-Juvenile  J BIOG CHA     AVAILABLE
 Nantucket-Young Adults  YA 92 CHAPLIN     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Descript vi, 268 p. : ill., ports ; 27 cm.
Audience 950L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.0 5 5 138142
Contents The boy in the blue overcoat -- Bleak houses -- Life in the booby hatch -- Life with father -- Poster boy -- On becoming invisible -- Enter, Sherlock -- Don't mug too much -- A red nose -- A tipsy gentleman -- A comedian among the orange groves -- The galloping tintypes -- The lens louse -- Mable, the movie star -- Opus one: the sleepwalker -- Charlie and the ten grand rumor -- Chaplin and the cross-eyed man -- The millionaire tramp -- Dawn on Sunset Boulevard -- A marriage of mayflies -- Where's Charlie? -- Room service -- The eternal washtub -- Deja woes -- Don't eat peanuts or drop shells on the floor -- Silence spoken here -- The impertinent gesture -- Five francs a glance -- The red flag -- Welcome to Tomania -- The vaporous Jew -- The cockney cad -- Throw the rascal out! -- So long, Charlie -- Takes and mistakes -- Brimstone in the air -- Sir Charlie -- A life in concrete.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 258-260) and index.
Filmography: p. 261-263.
Summary A Newbery Medalist presents one of the most compelling rags-to-riches stories of modern times, in this biography of the legendary Little Tramp, Charlie Chaplin. Includes archival prints and photos.
Subject Chaplin, Charlie, 1889-1977 -- Juvenile literature.
Chaplin, Charlie, 1889-1977.
Comedians -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Comedians -- Biography.
Actors and actresses -- Biography.
Alt Title Sir Charlie
ISBN 9780061896408 (trade bdg.)
0061896403 (trade bdg.)
9780061896415 (lib. bdg.)
0061896411 (lib. bdg.)
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