The amazing bone

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IL: LG - BL: 3.9 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
660L
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It's a bright and beautiful spring day, and Pearl, a pig, is dawdling on her way home from school. Most unexpectedly, she strikes up an acquaintance with a small bone. "You talk?" says Pearl. "In any language," says the bone. "And I can imitate any sound there is." (Its former owner was a witch.) Pearl and the bone immediately take a liking to each other, and before you know it she is on her way home with the bone in her purse, left open so they can continue their conversation. Won't her parents be surprised when she introduces her talking bone!

But before that happy moment comes, the resourceful bone must deal with a band of highway robbers in Halloween masks and, worse, a fox who decides that Pearl will be his main course at dinner that night. And deal it does, with gambits droll and thrilling.

William Steig, incomparable master of the contemporary picture book, has never been better than in The Amazing Bone.

The Amazing Bone is a 1976 New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year and Outstanding Book of the Year, a 1977 Caldecott Honor Book, and a 1977 Boston Globe - Horn Book Awards Honor Book for Picture Books.

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ISBN:
9780374403584
9780545776479
9781555929565
Accelerated Reader:
LG
Level 3.9, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
660L
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Grouped Work ID f20e4b6f-21e0-c496-e0dd-aab5a8f45bf9
Grouping Title amazing bone
Grouping Author steig william
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-04-18 04:50:02AM
Last Indexed 2019-04-25 04:51:49AM

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auth_author2 Gomez, Eddie., Lithgow, John, 1945-, Lithgow, John., Steig, Jeremy.
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subject_facet Bones -- Juvenile fiction, Caldecott honor book, Children's stories, Magic -- Juvenile fiction, Swine -- Juvenile fiction, Talking books for children
title_display The amazing bone
title_full The amazing bone [electronic resource] / William Steig, The amazing bone [sound recording] / William Steig
title_short The amazing bone
topic_facet Bones, Children's stories, Magic, Swine, Talking books for children