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Polkabats and Octopus Slacks

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$7.99
ISBN: 9780618111299
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - April 4th, 2005

Fun, funny, colorful, irreverent and just plain silly: just a few words to describe Polka-Bats and Octopus Slacks. These hilarious stories will pick you up from the doldrums and drop you on a cloud of laughter. First-time author Brown has created a book so delightful, readers of all ages will rejoice in his fantastic mix of prose and illustration. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood


The Music of Dolphins

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$7.99
ISBN: 9780590897983
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - February 1st, 1998

The beautiful imagery created in this story of a young girl raised by dolphins will have you wishing you were also raised by dolphins. A teenager when she is discovered, Mila has been raised by dolphins since the age of four. Being indoctrinated into contemporary society is no easy task and has Mila longing for her ocean home. Beautifully written; Karen Hesse is a true master of her craft. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood


A Moose for Jessica

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$7.99
ISBN: 9780140361346
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: Puffin Books - December 1st, 1992

This is a very tender and loving account of a true story. A love story between a moose and a cow, a cow named Jessica. This endearing story that drew world-wide attention and thousands of visitors is lovingly captured with photographs as it happened. Through the kindness of Jessica's owners many people got to witness this love affair & see a moose first hand. A lot of useful information regarding moose makes this book a wonderful addition to any library. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood


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