Uncle's New Suit by Lisa Passen
(A Sort of True Story)

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When Uncle Carmen announces that he has a new job, the entire family--including parents, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, grandparents, and cats and dogs--accompanies him to the men's store to buy a new suit. By the author of Grammy & Sammy.

About Lisa Passen

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Lisa Passen graduated from the School of Visual Arts in New York and has written and illustrated several books for children. She says "Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays, and watching good old bad science fiction movies at that time of year is a real treat for me. It was a lot of fun working on Attack of the Fifty-Foot Teacher. I hope children, parents, and teachers, too, have fun reading it." Ms. Passen lives on Long Island, New York, with her husband Bruce, daughter Rubi, and two really old, sweet, dilapidated cats.
Published April 1, 1992 by Henry Holth & Co (J). 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books.

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Drawing on real characters from her childhood, Passen tells a warmhearted story that is ``true, sort of.'' ``Back when there was only black-and-white television,'' she and her immediate family shared a house with Nana and Poppa, Uncle Angelo (a cop on the night-shift) and his rapidly growing broo...

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This wacky picture book--which stretches family loyalty to the limit--gives strong support to the adage ``Blood is thicker than water.'' Several members of the narrator's raucous extended family share one large house, so it's hard to keep any news a secret.

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