A Llama in the Family

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HarperCollins, Sep 27, 1994 - Juvenile Fiction - 98 pages
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Adam dreams of a new bike to ride the Vermont hills near his home. So he's shocked to discover that the stable's new occupant has hooves, not handlebars! It's Ethan Allen, the star of Adam's mother's new llama trekking business. With a llama in the family, anything can and will happen--especially when Adam sets out to double the llama trouble. "Another winning story from Hurwitz."--School Library Journal.

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User Review  - Tylerballer5 - LibraryThing

I really liked this book because it is very interesting.Theres this boy named Adam and all he wants is a mountain bike for his birthday.His mom tells him that there will be a supprise after school.So ... Read full review

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User Review  - GG18 - LibraryThing

I like this book because it was about a boy wanting a new bike but insted gets a lama. And the boy is happy that he gets a new pet but is also sad about not getting a new bike.And the boy does all ... Read full review

About the author (1994)

Children's author, Johanna Hurwitz was born and raised in New York City. She attended Queens College where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree and then Columbia University for her master's in Library Science. She worked as a librarian and taught graduate courses in children's literature and storytelling. Her first title, Busybody Nora was published in 1976 and she has been writing a book or two a year ever since. Her other titles include Dear Emma, Summer with Elisa, A Llama in the Family, Busybody Nora and the Adventures of Ali Baba Bernstein. She has written over 60 titles. Her works have won her several state awards, including the Texas Bluebonnet Award, the Kentucky Bluegrass Award, the Garden State Children's Choice Award, and the Wyoming Indian Paintbrush Award.

Graham was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, and is a graduate of Columbia University.

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