Arthur Turns Green by Marc Brown
(Arthur Adventure Series)

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Celebrated author/illustrator Marc Brown revisits his beloved bestselling character in the first new Arthur picture book in almost ten years!

Arthur comes home from school and begins sneaking around the house, taking notes and talking about a Big Green Machine. D.W. is suspicious of her brother's weird behavior, but when Arthur shows up late for dinner with green hands, she really gets the creeps! But it turns house Arthur is making a poster listing all the ways to save energy at home--and go green!

Just in time for Earth Day, this heartwarming story will be printed on recycled paper with soy based ink.
 

About Marc Brown

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Marc Brown is the creator of the bestselling Arthur Adventure book series and creative producer of the number-one children's PBS television series, Arthur. He has also created a second book series featuring D.W., Arthur's little sister, as well as numerous other books for children. Marc Brown lives with his family in Tisbury, Martha's Vineyard.
 
Published April 5, 2011 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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Arthur imagines his ideal Christmas to include snow, the perfect tree, and his favorite food, but soon realizes that life isn’t always what you’d expect.

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A swipe to turn the page zooms in on each character as they come up with ideas both silly (eating more so there is less garbage) and sound (recycling old clothes) before entirely turning to the next page.

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Working on a school project his teacher calls “the Big Green Machine,” Arthur finds many ways to save energy at home but frightens his little sister D.W., who thinks he and their father and Arthur’s friend Buster might really be turning green.

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When his class embarks on a Big Green Machine project to find ways to make our planet a better place to live, Arthur focuses on turning his household green by recycling, unplugging his mom's cellp

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Arthur's back, but he's not feeling so hot.

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As a prologue to this first story in which Arthur starred, Brown shows the evolution of his drawings of Arthur from 1976 to the present, along with a sidebar of ""Fun Facts"" (e.g., ""D.W.

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The board book's liftable flaps reveal hidden creatures, and the final spread displays Arthur's snapshots from his travels, which children can complete with 26 A-Z animal stickers.

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who saves the day and underscores Brown's message that ``we can all help to make America great by helping others.'' Brown's attention to visual details provides much of the book's humor, and Arthur fans will delight in deciphering D.W.'s list of ideas about how to run the country.

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Brown's 16th adventure starring the affable aardvark has the bespectacled fellow take on his first babysitting job.

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PW praised this 18th entry in the Arthur series, saying, ``Brown entertains fans with a typically blithe narrative, bolstered by full-page pictures brimming with kid-tickling particulars.'' Ages 4-8.

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A companion to Arthur Goes to School, Marc Brown's Arthur's Neighborhood features punch-out play figures that slip into slots in the pages, so they fit comfortably at a table, in a boat, on a rocking horse or into a pair of platform boots at the shoe store.

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Our star rating assesses the media's overall quality.Find out more Parents need to know that Arthur Turns Green by Marc Brown is an app version of the latest picture book in author Marc Brown's popular Arthur series.

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