The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash by Trinka Hakes Noble

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Jimmy's boa constrictor wreaks havoc on the class trip to a farm.

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Brett, Jeannie Steven Kellogg was "moved by the simplicity, the subtleties, and the poignance of the writing in this story." He welcomed the opportunity to reillustrate it in full color. Mr. Kellogg is an award-winning author and illustrator who has created more than 100 children's books, including "The Three Little Pigs", "Paul Bunyan", "Johnny Appleseed", and "Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind Crockett". He is the illustrator of "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town" and "The Baby Beebee Bird". Mr. Kellogg is a recipient of the David McCord Citation and the Regina Medal for his distinguished contribution to children's literature. He lives with his wife, Helen, in upstate New York.
Published January 1, 1980 by Dial Press. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A chaotic class trip to the farm is pictured with Kellogg's usual delight in disorder and related backwards, as it were, by a child whose report to her mother gets wilder and wilder as it unwinds: "" 'Why were [the pigs] eating your lunches?' 'Because we threw their corn at each other, and they d...

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