Short, short, short stories

by Accorsi, William.

Format: Print Book 1991
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 2 copies
Available (1)
Location Collection Call #
Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale Easy Readers J E Acc
Location  Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale
Collection  Easy Readers
Call Number  J E Acc
Unavailable (1)
Location Collection Status
Cooper-Siegel Community Library - Sharpsburg Picture Books IN TRANSIT
Location  Cooper-Siegel Community Library - Sharpsburg
Collection  Picture Books
Presents the very brief adventures of an assortment of characters, from Mr. Snake to Peg Leg Pete.
Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "An extensive assortment of animals and people star in these 12 strange and very brief tales. Consisting of little more than a few lines apiece, each scenario is cleverly laid out on two consecutive pages, creating a provocative guessing game for the reader. Visually and verbally, the first page presents a predicament, while the next page reveals the solution. Action abounds as quick-thinking Peg Leg Pete plugs the leak in his sinking ship, Mr. Snake hitches a ride on turtleback, and birds nest in Aunt Priscilla's new hat. Rendered in a primitive, folk art style, Accorsi's stiff, two-dimensional figures--all appear in profile except for Ophelia the Octopus--lack warmth, though they make up for it in wit and style. Children will enjoy puzzling over the silly oddities depicted here and may be encouraged to create stories of their own. Ages 4-up. (Oct.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Publisher New York :Greenwillow Books,1991
Edition 1st ed.
Language English
Description 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
ISBN 0688101801
068810181X (lib. bdg.)
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