Archibald Frisby by Michael Chesworth
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Worried about her son Archibald's obsession with science, Mrs. Frisby ships him off to summer camp, where she hopes that he will learn to relax and have some fun. By the author of Rainy Day Dream.

About Michael Chesworth

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Michael Chesworth has illustrated many picture books and is also the creator of "Rainy Day Dream" and "Archibald Frisby," a Reading Rainbow Feature Book. He lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.
Published April 1, 1994 by Farrar Straus & Giroux (J). 1 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Archibald is ``obsessed with all things scientific'' (he's been caught studying algebra at recess and has ``taken apart/every kitchen appliance:/they had given their lives/in the interest of science'').

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Imagining a science-obsessed boy's stay at Camp Woopeekooshun, Chesworth ""teasingly teaches the reader that science is ...

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