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Mar 06, 2002
| ISBN 9780698119093
| 7-10 years
Oct 01, 2001
| ISBN 9781101076774
| 7-10 years
Jul 11, 2006
| 57 Minutes
| 4-8 years
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Mar 06, 2002 | ISBN 9780698119093 | 7-10 years
Oct 01, 2001 | ISBN 9781101076774 | 7-10 years
Jul 11, 2006 | ISBN 9780739338339 | 4-8 years
Sequel to the Newbery Honor Book!In this second installment in beloved author Tomie dePaola’s autobiographical 26 Fairmount Avenue series, young Tomie and his family are setting into their new house. Charming and lively, with dePaola’s trademark illustrations, this is a wonderful addition to the series.
Tomie can’t believe that anything could be more exciting than moving to a new house. Then he finds out that a new baby is coming. Will it be a sister? That’s what Tomie hopes. While he is waiting for her to arrive, there is plenty to keep him busy, including tap dancing lessons and the tryouts for a play about Peter Rabbit. Once again, Tomie dePaola takes us back to his childhood and shares the funny personal memories that make us all wish we could grow up at 26 Fairmount Avenue too.
In this delightful sequel, award-winning author-illustrator dePaola shares engaging childhood memories about siblings, school, and life as a five-year-old.
Tomie dePaola was born in Meriden, Connecticut, in 1934, to a family of Irish and Italian background. His determination to create books for children led to a BFA from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and an MFA from the… More about Tomie dePaola
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