Possum Come A-Knockin' by Nancy Van Laan
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Illus. in full color. "While Granny is a-rockin' and a-knittin' and Ma's a-cookin' and Pa's a-fixin', that old possum in his top hat and vest just keeps on knocking. The narrator, a redheaded boy, tries to tell family members about the possum, and when the family checks, the possum hides. Should be popular with story-hour groups."--Booklist.
 

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Nancy Van Laan has written many books perfect for reading alNancy Van Laan has written many books perfect for reading aloud, including "So Say the Little Monkeys; Little Fish, Lostoud, including "So Say the Little Monkeys; Little Fish, Lost; With a Whoop and a Holler, " an American Library Associati; With a Whoop and a Holler, " an American Library Association Notable Book; and the 1990 Parents' Choice Award winner, on Notable Book; and the 1990 Parents' Choice Award winner, "Possum Come a-Knockin'." "Possum Come a-Knockin'. Charles Barsotti, formerly the cartoon editor of the The Saturday Evening Post, has been a staff cartoonist at the New Yorker since 1970. His work has also appeared in Playboy and Fast Company, among other publications. He lives in Kansas City, Missouri. George Booth has been a New Yorker cartoonist since 1969.
 
Published March 10, 1990 by Knopf Books for Young Readers. 24 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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When sly, top-hatted possum raps at the moonlit door, only three of the busy family seen through the window notice: hound, cat, and a small child.

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Booth's signature daffy cartoon art highlights this toe-tappin', down-home verse about a mighty disruptive nocturnal caller.

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