Papa's Stories by Claire M. Johnson

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Kari loves all the wonderful ways in which her father changes the stories every time he reads a book to her, until she discovers that Papa cannot read. By the author of Now Let Me Fly.

About Claire M. Johnson

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Dolores Johnson is a former newspaper journalist and freelance writer who interviewed many dry cleaners as a field reporter for American Dry Cleaner magazine. She is the author of six previous Mandy Dyer mysteries and lives in Aurora, Colorado, where she is at work on her next novel. Dolores enjoys hearing from readers at
Published February 1, 1994 by Atheneum.
Genres: Travel, Children's Books. Fiction

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Every evening, after Papa comes home from work and washes off ``a day's worth of soil,'' he ``reads'' Kari a book, perhaps the one he calls ``Little Miss Too-Big-for-Her-Red-Britches'' (while the illustration depicts Little Red Riding Hood).

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Kari, a cheerful African American child, waits each day for her father to come home from work so that she can snuggle into his lap as he reads her a book.

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