Little Pear: The Story of a Little Chinese Boy, Part 2

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Harcourt, 2005 - Juvenile Fiction - 106 pages
16 Reviews
Little Pear is a young boy who lives in a small village in China. Although his story takes place long ago, he is much like any little boy today--always on the lookout for excitement and adventure!

Little Pear is just looking for fun, but he has a knack for finding trouble without even trying! Join him as he stows away to the fair in a wheelbarrow full of vegetables, nearly flies away on a kite, has a mishap with a firecracker, and is rescued from the river by a houseboat family.

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User Review  - Adel David - Goodreads

It was cute and I like the end. It was a nice book I really liked. Natanel 7 years old Read full review

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User Review  - Melanie - Goodreads

I like the setting and details of life in China, but the little boy in the book is very "naughty." I am afraid stories like this might give my 6 year old some bad ideas. He does have a dangerous fall ... Read full review

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About the author (2005)

ELEANOR FRANCES LATTIMORE (1904-1986) was an American citizen born and raised in Shanghai. She began her career as an artist, but became known as the author and illustrator of more than fifty popular children's books. A number of her stories are based on her experiences growing up in China.

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