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Tales from the Waterhole

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Tales from the Waterhole
Written by Bob Graham
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780763633158
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Tales from the Waterhole

author/illustrator: Bob Graham

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Candlewick Sparks

Morris the crocodile and his best friend, Billy, a tortoise, like nothing better than messing around at the waterhole with their animal friends. In five amusing stories, Morris and company do just what kids do during a hot summer ó perform ill-timed stunts on the diving board, get beaten in soccer by a team of moms, and see their wildebeest friends off on vacation (aka their annual migration). By turns wry and laugh-out-loud funny, Bob Grahamís whimsical waterhole gang pays tribute to the merriment and mishaps of young friendships everywhere.

"A warm ode to the unplanned days of summer. Friends of George and Martha or Frog and Toad will read these stories over and over." ó Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
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isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763633151 /  9780763633158
on sale date:
06/2008
type/format:
Candlewick Spark / Paperback
age range:
5 yrs - 9 yrs
# of pages/size:
48 / 6" x 9"
grade range:
Kindergarten - Grade 4
 
subjects:
Animals; Readers; Short Stories; Sports & Recreation; Science & Nature;
author’s comments:
Bob Graham is the award-winning creator of many books for children, including Jethro Byrd, Fairy Child, winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal; "Let's Get a Pup!" Said Kate, a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award winner; and Max, a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year. Bob Graham currently lives in Australia.
 
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