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One day, the end : short, very short, shorter-than-ever stories

Author: Rebecca Kai Dotlich; Fred Koehler
Publisher: Honesdale, Pennsylvania : Boyds Mills Press, an imprint of Highlights, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"One day ... I went to school. I came home. The end," says our storyteller--a girl with a busy imagination and a thirst for adventure. The art tells a fuller tale of calamity on the way to school and an unpredictably happy ending. The genius of this picture book is that each illustration captures multiple, unexpected, and funny storylines as the narrator tells her shorter-than-ever stories, ending with "One day ...  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Picture books for children
Children's picture books
Fiction
Juvenile works
Picture books
Juvenile fiction
Specimens Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Kai Dotlich; Fred Koehler
ISBN: 9781620914519 1620914514
OCLC Number: 902657199
Awards: Boston Globe/Horn Book Picture Book Honor, 2016
Book Award: Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor, 2016
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 24 cm
Contents: Hardback -One day. . . I went to school. I came home. The end, says our storyteller --
a girl with a busy imagination and a thirst for adventure. The art tells a fuller tale of calamity on the way to school and an unpredictably happy ending. The genius of this picture book is that each illustration captures multiple, unexpected, and funny storylines as the narrator tells her shorter-than-ever stories, ending with One day. . . I wanted to write a book. An original and incredibly deep combination of text and art invites readers to make up stories of their own.
Responsibility: Rebecca Kai Dotlich ; illustrated by Fred Koehler.

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A series of tales involving a precocious girl doing ordinary things in a creative and energetic manner. Nine shorter-than-ever stories of a dozen words or less become considerably more sophisticated  Read more...
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