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Stringbean's Trip to the Shining Sea
Contributor(s): Williams (Author), Williams, Vera B. (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0688071619     ISBN-13: 9780688071615
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
OUR PRICE: $16.14  

Binding Type: Hardcover - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: April 1988

Annotation: A delightful collection of postcards and photographs that young Stringbean sent home while on his cross-country trip to see the Pacific Ocean with his older brother. "A good-hearted celebration of life and experience, and a gift to the public".--School Library Journal.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | People & Places - General
Dewey: E
LCCN: 86029502
Age Level: 4-8
Grade Level: Preschool-3
Lexile Measure: 380(Not Available)
Physical Information: 0.43" H x 9.94" W x 6.26" (0.72 lbs) 48 pages
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Review Citations: Booklist 03/01/1992 pg. 1289
Publishers Weekly 04/08/1988
School Library Journal 03/01/1988
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 71284
Reading Level: 3.4   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
Dear Reader,
Here are the postcards and snapshots that Stringbean Coe and his brother Fred sent home from the long trip they made one summer in Fred's truck.

Their grandfather made this album for the family--and for you. Enjoy yourselves

Vera and JenniferStringbean Coe, his big brother, Fred, and their dog, Potato, are driving from Kansas to California in a pickup truck with a little house built on the back. Reading the postcards they send home every day is the next best thing to having a cross-country adventure all your own.

"A good-hearted celebration of life and experience, and a gift to the public."--School Library Journal

Contributor Bio(s): Williams, Vera B.: -

Vera B. Williams began her career in children's books by illustrating Hooray for Me!, written by Remy Charlip with Lilian Moore. Her beloved A Chair for My Mother won multiple awards, including a Caldecott Honor, and "More, More, More," Said the Baby also received a Caldecott Honor. Vera B. Williams was the recipient of the Jane Addams Children's Book Award; she was awarded the 2009 NSK Neustadt Prize for Children's Literature; and she was the US nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2004. Vera B. Williams died on October 16, 2015, shortly before this book was completed.

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