Clown Child

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Philomel Books, Jun 15, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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At once funny and touching, this book tells the story of Olivia, a clown child, whose dreams are filled with simple things such as bathtubs and homes that don't bump all over the prairie. Then Olivia gets a glimpse of life outside the circus. What would it mean to give up the circus life? Full color.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

An odd tale of a little girl who longs to run away from the circus. Olivia, in 1910, is the Amazing Pickles, a clownlet to her father's Great Funnybones. She juggles, too, and takes care of the ... Read full review

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Roni Schotter's picture books include "Nothing Ever Happens on 90th Street," She lives in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.
Kimberly Bulcken Root has illustrated many popular picture books. She lives in Quarryville, Pennsylvania.

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