El Libro Fantastico = The Wonderful Book

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Scholastic Inc., 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
8 Reviews
In this delightful story, a lost book transforms into whatever the finder needs it to be. An imaginative and original tale with all the elements of the best and most enduring children's book classics!

Deep in the woods, a rabbit finds a mysterious object. "What is this?" he asks. "It looks like a wonderful house for me." And he wriggles inside for a nap. Later he hops away and a bear lumbers by.
"What is this?" the bear asks. "It looks like a wonderful hat for me." And he puts it on his head. One by one different animals find the object and transform it into whatever they need it to be.

En lo profundo del bosque un conejo encuentra algo fant stico.
- Qu ser ? -pregunt -. Podr a ser casita una linda casita para m .
As que se acurruc adentro y estuvo all hasta que escuch el gru ido de un oso.
- Groooooarrrrrr! -dijo el oso-. Eso es m o. Podr a ser un excelente sombrero para m .
Uno por uno, los animales del bosque encuentran el objeto y lo transforman en algo necesario para ellos hasta que aparece un ni o que sabe exactamente lo que es: un libro fant stico. Entonces, todos los animales se re nen para disfrutar de la maravillosa historia que cuenta el libro.

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User Review  - catherineparry - LibraryThing

A cute story of animals attempting to find uses for a found book, until a child shows them by reading it aloud. I would use it to highlight features of print and to discuss appropriate use of classroom tools. Read full review

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User Review  - kwolinski - LibraryThing

Gore shows how a an item can bring people, or animals, together. In The Wonderful Book, a little rabbit, a grumpy bear, a hungry family of mice, a tired fox, a little pink worm and a curious boy all ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

\Leonid Gore was born in Minsk, in the former Soviet Union. Since he immigrated to the United States, he has illustrated and written many highly acclaimed children’s books, and has shown his paintings at the prestigious Society of Illustrators show in New York. Leonid lives in New Jersey with his wife and daughter.

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