A DAY with WILBUR ROBINSON by William Joyce

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While spending the day in the Robinson household, Wilbur's best friend joins in the search for Grandfather Robinson's missing false teeth and meets one wacky relative after another.

About William Joyce

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Author and illustrator, William Joyce was born December 11, 1957. He attended Southern Methodist University. He has written and illustrated many award-winning picture books. His first published title was Tammy and the Gigantic Fish. His other titles include George Shrinks, Dinosaur Bob, Santa Calls, The Leaf Men, A Day with Wilbur Robinson, Bently and Egg, and Rolie Polie Olie. In addition to writing and illustrating, he also works on movies based on his books. Among other awards, he has received a Golden Kite Award Honor Book for Illustration and a Society of Illustrators Gold Medal. In addition, he received two Annie awards for his Rolie Polie Olie series on the Disney Channel.
Published October 5, 1990 by Harper & Row. 32 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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On this wildly surreal visit to a friend's home, the narrator's experiences include being served by Lefty, an octopus;

Sep 05 1990 | Read Full Review of A DAY with WILBUR ROBINSON

Entertainment Weekly

''His house is the greatest place to visit.'' The simple plot, described on the dust jacket as ''a thickly disguised account of William Joyce's childhood,'' is exactly what the title promises — a day spent hanging around Wilbur's house, helping the family find Grandfather Robinson's lost dent...

Jun 23 2000 | Read Full Review of A DAY with WILBUR ROBINSON

Common Sense Media

In the morning, Wilbur's entire family sends his friend on his way with a family rendition of "Yes, We Have No Bananas," after which Wilbur apologizes for having shared such a dull time with his friend.

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