Dinner at Alberta's

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Crowell, 1975 - Crocodiles - 40 pages
Arthur Crocodile cannot seem to learn table manners until his sister brings her new girlfriend to visit.

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DINNER AT ALBERTA'S

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Here's an author/illustrator match that might have been made in heaven. What Marshall's lovably lumpish, light-headed characters have needed all along is a dose of the kind of home-truth psychology ... Read full review

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Russell Hoban is a novelist, educator, and writer of children's books. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on February 4, 1925. Hoban taught art in New York and Connecticut, and also worked as an advertising copywriter and a freelance illustrator before beginning his career as a writer. Hoban began publishing children's books in the late 1950s, including The Mouse and His Child. The book was adapted as an animated film in 1977. In 1973, Hoban published his first adult novel, The Lion of Boaz-Jachin and Jachin-Boaz. Another novel was Ridley Walker, a futuristic story set after a nuclear holocaust. Hoban received the John W. Campbell Memorial Award and the Australian Science Fiction Achievement Award for Ridley Walker.

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