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The Summer sisters and the dance disaster

by Shearer, Alex.

Format: Print Book 1998
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
Sewickley Public Library Juvenile Fiction J F SHE
Location  Sewickley Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Fiction
 
Call Number  J F SHE
 
 
Summary
When the Summer sisters go into business not only to forecast weather but also to sell the weather which they dance into existence, one serious misstep leads to disaster.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Gr. 3-5. Shearer's story is a lighthearted spoof about the three Summer children, whose parents, weather forecasters by profession, leave them for a different climate. The children decide to make their living by not only forecasting weather but making and selling it as well. Getting directions from a book tucked away in the attic, they attempt to create all kinds of weather for sale to the adventurous public. A snag occurs when one of the dances they must perform to create the weather inadvertently eliminates the sun's light. They struggle to right their mistake, and the tale concludes with the Summer children in another jam and the reader left anticipating a sequel. The book will be fun for those able to suspend reality and enjoy an imaginative tale. Black-and-white illustrations throughout enhance the story. (Reviewed April 15, 1998)0531300803Susan DeRonne"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Subjects Weather -- Fiction.
Weather forecasting -- Fiction.
Brothers and sisters -- Fiction.
Publisher New York :Orchard Books,1998
Edition 1st American ed.
Contributors Kenyon, Tony.
Language English
Description 103 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
ISBN 053133080X (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
0531300803 (trade : alk. paper)
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