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Possum Come A Knockin

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Possum Come A Knockin

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Possum Come A Knockin by Nancy Van Laan
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Illus. in full color. "While Granny is a-rockin' and a-knittin' and Ma's a-cookin' and Pa's a-fixin', that old possum in his top hat and vest just keeps on knocking. The narrator, a redheaded boy, tries to tell family members about the possum, and when the family checks, the possum hides. Should be popular with story-hour groups."-- "Booklist. "

Author Biography

Nancy Van Laan was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She began writing in 1962 while studying art and working in television. She earned an MFA in Theater from Rutgers University in 1979. She taught English and creative writing for a number of years before publishing her first book, The Big Fat Worm, in 1987. She is the author of over two dozen children's books, including the beloved picture books Rainbow Crow, Little Baby Bobby, and the Parents' Choice Award winner Possum Come a-Knockin', among others. George Booth is a New Yorker cartoonist whose work has become an iconic feature of the the magazine. He is the illustrator of several picture books, including the classic Dr. Seuss book Wacky Wednesday. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Release date NZ
August 25th, 1992
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Alfred A. Knopf
Pages
355
Dimensions
143x232x3
ISBN-13
9780679834687
Product ID
1677853

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