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Harper & Row, Feb 1, 1988 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Four tousle-headed, determined and very active young children guide this "rollicking rhyming paean to shoes".--School Library Journal. Full-color illustrations by William Joyce keep the action rolling. A 1987 Reading Rainbow Book.

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User Review  - marita65 - LibraryThing

Book about different types of shoes. Children are fascinated are related to this topic. Age group : 3-6 Years old Source : Pierce College Read full review

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User Review  - Lisa - Goodreads

My youngest son loved this book and it's one of the few I kept over the years. He's now 19 years old and he still smiles when I read it to him. Read full review

About the author (1988)

Author Elizabeth Winthrop grew up in Washington, D. C., and has written over 50 works of fiction for all ages. She has won numerous awards including the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award, the Pen Syndicated Fiction Award, the California Young Readers Medal and the Jane Addams Peace Prize Honor Book. Many of her children's books are based on her childhood memories and the experiences of her children and other children she has talked to. Her book Belinda's Hurricane is based on the time she lived through a hurricane with her grandmother on an island off the coast of Connecticut. I Think He Likes Me is based on her daughter's reaction to her younger brother when he was brought home from the hospital. Her most popular books are The Castle in the Attic and The Battle for the Castle.

William Joyce is professor of strategy and organization theory at the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.

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