Aldo by John Burningham

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A small girl reflects on the comfort she gets from her imaginary friend Aldo.
 

About John Burningham

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John Burningham has been praised by "The New Yorker" as "one of the finest and most original writers at work today." His most recent picture book is "Hushabye,
 
Published February 25, 1992 by Knopf Books for Young Readers. 1 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Nature & Wildlife, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The creator of several outstanding books that explore children's imaginative inner lives (Come Away from the Water, Shirley, 1977, etc.) takes a more direct approach than usual in a touching portrait of a solitary child with an imaginary friend, Aldo, a rabbit just about her size.

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He not only comes to the rescue of this book's narrator when she is dispirited, he also makes troublemakers and nightmares disappear and takes her to ``wonderful places.'' The two walk on a tightrope stretched over the rooftops, go ice- skating and take a ride in a rowboat.

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