The Dump Man's Treasures

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Down East Books, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
3 Reviews
Mr. Pottle, who oversees the town dump, cannot bear to destroy books, so he recycles them for the community to enjoy. When Mr. Pottle falls and the community's children deliver books to him to speed his recovery, they discover the book-loving dump man cannot read. A town full of willing tutors then teaches Mr. Pottle to read so he can fully enjoy his treasures. An enjoyable story, it also delivers a heartwarming message.

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User Review  - Bradley - Goodreads

Always read it when I see it. I love to listen to my Grandmother tell me stories about a couple ways Mr. Pottle was like her father; those stories lead into other stories. The illustrations are ... Read full review

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User Review  - Andrea - Goodreads

This is a really sweet book about an older man who manages the dump in a small town. He collects all the books and runs a library where he works hard to save the books and share them with other people ... Read full review

About the author (2008)

Lynn Plourde is the author of more than twenty children's books.

Mary Beth Owens has a passion for studying and painting nature. The author and illustrator of several childrens books, she lives in Maine.

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