Babes in Toyland

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Oct 10, 1986 - Juvenile Fiction - 79 pages
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A retelling, based on the 1903 operetta, of the classic story of how Jane and Alan are pursued by their evil uncle Barnaby who wants to kill them for their fortune.

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

This retelling was flat and clumsy. The pictures are nice enough. I have no idea whether I'd like the original - whatever that may be. I did see the Laurel and Hardy movie and wasn't overly charmed. Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

The truly evil Uncle Barnaby returns to the page in this adaptation from Brammer. The original operetta, now almost 100 years old, has lost some sophistication this time around, but the story still ... Read full review


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James Howe is the acclaimed author of more than seventy books for young readers, including the much-lauded "Bunnicula "and its sequels. He lives in Yonkers, New York.

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