Bingleman's Midway by Karen Ackerman

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The magical allure of a traveling carnival draws one young boy into an imaginative adventure as he packs a bag and attempts to run away to join Bingleman's Midway. By the author of Song and Dance Man and the illustrator of Appalachia: The Voices of Sleeping Birds.

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Karen Ackerman has written over 25 books for young readers, including T"he Night Crossing, A Brighter Garden illustrated by Tasha Tudor," and "Bingleman's Midway" illustrated by Barry Moser. In addition to winning the Caldecott Award for his spirited illustrations in "Song and Dance Man," Stephen Gammell is the illustrator of two Caldecott Honor Books, "The Relatives Came" by Cynthia Rylant and "Where the Buffaloes Begin" by Olaf Baker. "From the Hardcover edition. Barry Mosher, one of the foremost illustrators working today, has illustrated many books for adults and children, including The Pennyroyal Caxton edition of the King James Bible and Lewis Carroll's Alice: Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There.
Published October 1, 1995 by Boyds Mills Press. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The narrator goes with his father to Bingleman's Midway, a carnival set up not far from their Ohio farmhouse.

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