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Potato Man.

Megan McDonald.

ISBN 10: 0531059146 / ISBN 13: 9780531059142
Edité par Orchard Books, 1991
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INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Near Fine in Very Good+ DJ: Book shows only minute indications of use; binding square and secure; text clean. DJ shows light wear to extremities; mild rubbing; price clipped; some wear at edges; mylar-protected. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. Oblong 8vo. Illustrated by Ted Lewin. First Edition [1991]; Third Printing. Hardback with Dustwrapper. Grandpa tells stories of the fruit and vegetable huckster in his childhood neighborhood, a man he learns to appreciate after a rocky start. Megan McDonald's "The Potato Man" is the tale of what happens when bullies get their comeuppance. It begins with a grandfather telling his granddaughter and grandson a story from his childhood. After just the first page, we are quickly whisked back to somewhere around the beginning decade of the 20th century. The "potato man" in question is a man who drives a vegetable-and-fruit cart, and who is catcalled and jeered at by the neighborhood boys because he is missing an eye and thus has a face that looks somewhat like a potato. It turns out that the grandfather telling the story is one of the boys who is rude to the potato man. When push comes to shove, however, and the boy realizes that he should treat the potato man as kindly as he himself would want to be treated, the potato man forgives him without a second thought. It's a powerful lesson for children. Ted Lewin's illustrations are up to his usual sky-high standards. You can practically hear horse's hooves clop-clopping through the city neighborhood as they land on the cobblestone roads. You can almost smell the warm produce as it sits in the sun, and hear the hurdy-gurdy man as he cranks his instrument up to play "Pop Goes the Weasel." Lewin is a master, and he is in fine form here. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR. N° de réf. du libraire 44704

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Titre : Potato Man.

Éditeur : Orchard Books

Date d'édition : 1991

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat de la jaquette : Dust Jacket Included

Signé : Signed by Author(s)

Edition : First Edition [1991]; Third Printing.

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