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The 5 misfits

Author: Béatrice Alemagna
Publisher: New York : Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2017. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Preschool : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Five misfits: one holey, one folded up like an envelope, one floppy and boneless, one topsy-turvey, and one that can only be described as a total catastrophe, are perfectly content living in their ramshackle house until one day Mr Perfect, replete with bright pink knickerbockers and fluorescent hair, arrives to inform the happy-go-lucky crew that their lives are completely worthless. Initially dejected and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Sophisticated picture books
Allegories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Picture books
Children's stories
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Preschool
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Béatrice Alemagna
ISBN: 9781847806376 1847806376
OCLC Number: 920465517
Language Note: Translated from the Italian.
Description: 34 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 33 cm
Other Titles: Cinque malfatti.
Five misfits
Responsibility: Beatrice Alemagna.

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This quirky and allegorical picture book is filled with humorous and poignant moments, brought to life beautiful contemporary artwork from one of Europe's best-loved talents.  Read more...

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"The hot pink endpapers reinforce this story's positive message. Both the collages, whose myriad images will captivate readers, and the text will help kids realize that character rather than looks or Read more...

 
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