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The Wonderful O - James Thurber
The Wonderful O
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780440405795 (0440405793)
Publisher: Yearling
Pages no: 80
Edition language: English
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2.5 The Wonderful O
An odd little story full of wordplay. What happens when the letter O is banned? Chas! Cnfusin!Much of the text has a singsong quality--but not all of it. A little uneven. I would actually love to see this performed on stage. It could make a great high school performance, as it would be quite short ...
JulieM rated it
3.0 The Wonderful O
Clever short story about a villain seeking treasure in a kingdom. The villain lost his mother when she got stuck in a boat's porthole and since then, he has a hatred for the letter 'O'. He bans everything that contains the letter, so that music is limited to zithers, cymbals, and guitars since hor...
spocksbro rated it
I came across this book looking for something to get my niece Hailey for her birthday. The story is reminiscent of Mark Dunn's Ella Minnow Pea: A Novel in Letters, which also explores issues of hope, love, valor and freedom. Pirates invade the island of Ooroo looking for lost treasure. Their leader,...
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I like The Wonderful O as much now as I did when I first read it at age 8. If you haven't come across it, imagine that George Orwell and Lewis Carroll got drunk one night and decided to collaborate on a short children's book. No description will do it justice. But to give you a taste of what you're ...
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