The Great Doughnut Parade by Rebecca Bond

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Just where is small Billy going? Why does he have a doughnut tied to his belt? Does he know he is being followed by, first, a hen (with a cluck, cluck, cluck), then a cat (all quiet and slinky), and, farther down Main Street, a band . . . and firemen? Then sign painters . . . brick layers . . . even cloud catchers! Author/illustrator Rebecca Bond reveals the truly marvelous things that can happen when a doughnut is tied up with string.
 

About Rebecca Bond

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Rebecca Bond grew up in the tiny village of Peacham in northeastern Vermont, which, like the town in this story, was inhabited by “wonderful people.” When she is not having fun painting and writing, Rebecca is busy fixing up her new (to her) old house in a neighborhood in Jamaica Plain, Boston. She is the author of several superb picture books.
 
Published September 1, 2007 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 40 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books.

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When a cat follows Hen, and a dressed-up dog follows the cat, a veritable parade is born: “Now you can imagine all the confusion / when somewhere on Main Street they picked up a band— / all noisy and joyful and jolly and gleaming, / all beaming with pleasure like this had been planned.” Bond’s de...

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Like the story of The Golden Goose, this fanciful picture book begins with a person who attracts an increasingly large crowd until he has spontaneously assembled a parade almost certain to make viewers laugh.

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Like the story of The Golden Goose, this fanciful picture book begins with a person who attracts an increasingly large crowd until he has spontaneously assembled a parade almost certain to make viewers laugh.

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