A Silly Story

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Gingham Dog Press, 1972 - Juvenile Fiction
4 Reviews
When the little boy in this imaginative story thinks lots of silly thoughts, each of those thoughts leads to another in this humorous tale of a youngster with an active imagination and bent for philosophy. Full color.

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

part of me loves the absurdity and the exercise of iimagination part of me finds it annoying A child who loves this should read the philosophers (Kant, Hume, Locke, Descartes, etc.) when she's older. Read full review

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User Review  - hebeaton - LibraryThing

This a silly story about a little boy full of wonder and "what ifs". He wonders one day if everything he thinks he knows is really different. He causes himself to laugh hysterically at these crazy thoughts. It is a very funny book with great pictures. Read full review

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About the author (1972)

Mercer Mayer has been writing and illustrating books for children for more than forty years. His most recognized character, the lovable and charismatic Little Critter(R), was born in 1975 in the book Just for You. Mercer's Little Critter has since starred in more than two hundred books, which have sold over one hundred and fifty million copies. Born in Arkansas, Mercer now lives in New England with his family.

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