Harry Holdsworth had never heard of his Great-Uncle George until he inherited the old man’s most cherished possession: an African Grey parrot named Madison. Harry’s first reaction was one of dismay. Who wants a big pet bird―one that could live for another 40 years?
But when Mad introduces himself in perfect American, Harry discovers he has found a friend―and more. For Mad is an ace at board games and crosswords, a fund of useful information, and even Harry’s homework improves under Mad’s tuition. Soon, the whole family are wondering what they ever did without him. Unfortunately, they are soon to be reminded!
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Harry keeps secret the talents of the parrot (chess-player, linguist, gourmet) that he inherits from an eccentric uncle in what PW called a believable, satisfying animal fantasy, with memorable charJul 21 1997 | Read Full Review of Harry's Mad
Harry keeps secret the talents of the parrot (chess-player, linguist, gourmet) that he inherits from an eccentric uncle in what PW called a ""believable, satisfying animal fantasy, with memorable characterizations and playful humor."" Ages 8-12.| Read Full Review of Harry's Mad
Apparently, when another parrot hung upside down from its perch, N’kisi joked, “You gotta put this bird on camera.” And, on meeting revered primatologist Dr Jane Goodall after seeing her pictured with apes, he greeted her with, “Got a chimp?” Harry's Mad is available at a few locations in Utah ...Jun 14 2011 | Read Full Review of Harry's Mad
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