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Amos & Boris

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Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pub. Date:
[1971]
Edition:
[1st ed.]
Language:
English
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 920L
Fountas & Pinnell:
O
Description

Amos the mouse and Boris the whale: a devoted pair of friends with nothing at all in common, except good hearts and a willingness to help their fellow mammal. They meet after Amos sets out to sea in his homemade boat, the Rodent , and soon finds himself in extreme need of rescue. Enter Boris. But there will come a day, long after Boris has gone back to a life of whaling about and Amos has gone back to his life of mousing around, when the tiny mouse must find a way to rescue the great whale.

The tender yet comical story of this friendship is recorded in text and pictures that are a model of rich simplicity. Here, with apparent ease and concealed virtuosity, Caldecott medalist William Steig brings two winning heroes to life.

Amos & Boris is a 1971 New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Book of the Year, Notable Children's Book of the Year, and Outstanding Book of the Year.

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ISBN:
9780374302788
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 920L
Fountas & Pinnell:
O
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Grouping Title amos boris
Grouping Author steig william
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-09 04:47:46AM
Last Indexed 2018-11-19 04:51:46AM

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