The Pencil

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The Pencil
Written by Allan Ahlberg
Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0763660884
ISBN-13: 9780763660888
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The Pencil

author: Allan Ahlberg
illustrator: Bruce Ingman

The Pencil has been named the #1 children's book of 2008 on TIME Magazine's list of Top Ten Children's Books for 2008!

Once a pencil draws a little boy, there’s no telling what will come next — a dog, a cat, a chase (of course), and a paintbrush to color in an ever-expanding group of family and friends. But it’s not long before the complaints begin — "This hat looks silly!" "My ears are too big!" — until the poor pencil has no choice but to draw . . . an eraser. Oh, no! In the hands of Allan Ahlberg and Bruce Ingman, creators of The Runaway Dinner and Previously, can anything but havoc and hilarity ensue?

"Clever and suspenseful, a surefire delight." — Publishers Weekly (starred review)
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0763660884 /  9780763660888
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Picture Books / Paperback
age range:
4 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
48 / 9 5/8" x 10 5/8"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 3
Art & Architecture; Humorous Stories; Imagination & Play;
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