George Speaks by Dick King-Smith

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Here is the story of a baby who begins talking -- at the age of 4 weeks! And it's not just the occasional word: George has a large vocabulary and plenty to say. From master storyteller Dick King-Smith, this is the hilarious story of a family turned upside-down by an unusually gifted (and demanding) infant. Illustrated with over 80 black and white line drawings.
 

About Dick King-Smith

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Dick King-Smith's many novels and stories for children include Babe: The Gallant Pig. He lives in England.
 
Published January 1, 1948 by Scholastic Inc.. 96 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment. Fiction

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Unable to keep quiet, George is soon ordering his dazzled parents around, drilling Laura in her times tables, and, ultimately, going public at his first birthday with a polite thank-you speech to a circle of open-mouthed relatives.

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King-Smith mines his entertaining premise, delivering a steady stream of droll observations and snappy comebacks (" 'But George,' said Laura, 'how do you know the English language?' 'Well, I'm English, aren't I?' ").

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