Neville by Norton Juster

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“[T]his ingenious foray into breaking into a new neighborhood makes for an amusing and appealing story,” raves School Library Journal.

Written by the acclaimed author of The Phantom Tollbooth, this Amazon Best Picture Book of the Year is a simply told story about a boy who moves to a new neighborhood and finds a unique way to make friends. With whimsical illustrations by award-winning illustrator G. Brian Karas, here is a read-aloud that's great for storytime, and is sure to be a hit among fans of Juster, Karas, and anyone who is "the new kid on the block."

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About Norton Juster

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NORTON JUSTER is an architect and the author of other highly acclaimed children's books, including The Dot and the Line, The Hello, Goodbye Window, illustrated by Chris Raschka, which received the Caldecott Medal, and The Odious Ogre, also illustrated by Jules Feiffer. JULES FEIFFER is the author and illustrator of two novels for young readers, as well as several acclaimed picture books including Bark, George, and Meanwhile.... He has won numerous prizes for his cartoons, plays, and screenplays.
Published October 25, 2011 by Schwartz & Wade. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books.

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A little boy, bereft over moving, makes strides toward feeling at home in his new neighborhood.

Sep 01 2011 | Read Full Review of Neville

Publishers Weekly

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In this emotionally authentic tale of an unhappy new kid in town, Karas (Young Zeus) pictures the boy—unnamed at first—punting a box off his front stoop, then grumpily taking his mother’s advice to “take a little walk down the block.” The boy slouches to a street corner and begins to ca...

Aug 15 2011 | Read Full Review of Neville

Oregon Live

View full size Special to The Oregonian The House That Baba Built, by Ed Young During World War II, the house became a haven that sheltered other family members, friends and even strangers: the Luedeckes, a German refugee family.

Mar 24 2012 | Read Full Review of Neville

City Book Review

Now he is stuck in a new place, as the new boy, without a friend anywhere.

Jan 04 2012 | Read Full Review of Neville

Portland Book Review

Readers will love discovering the ingenious way in which a lonely new kid in town meets new friends.

Nov 21 2011 | Read Full Review of Neville

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