Little Pear and His Friends

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2005 - Juvenile Fiction - 129 pages
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Little Pear is a young boy who lives in a small village in China. Although his story takes place long ago, Little Pear is much like any little boy today--always on the lookout for excitement and adventure!

Wherever Little Pear goes, there is fun to be had. His friends love to join his adventures--especially his best friend, Big Head.

Accompany Little Pear as he goes ice fishing, masquerades as a beggar boy, finds a tiger in his house, and--best of all--gets a brand-new little brother!
 

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User Review  - ElizaJane - LibraryThing

Everything I said in my review for the first Little Pear book, holds true for this title also. This time around Little Pear is one year older, now six years old and in the first chapter his new baby ... Read full review

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Contents

A SURPRISE FOR LITTLE PEAR
1
BIG HEADS GOOD IDEA
10
HOW LITTLE PEAR HELPED HIS SISTERS GATHER LEAVES
20
HOW LITTLE PEAR WENT SKATING AND CAUGHT A FISH
33
HOW LITTLE PEAR RODE ON AN ICESLED AND FELL OFF
46
HOW THERE WAS A TIGER FOR THE NEW YEAR
58
HOW LITTLE PEAR TOOK HIS BIRD FOR A WALK
75
HOW BIG HEAD WANTED TO LOOK LIKE A MAN
88
LITTLE PEAR DECIDES TO BE A BEGGAR
100
LITTLE PEAR TAKES CARE OF SHINGER
121
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ELEANOR FRANCES LATTIMORE (1904-1986) was an American citizen born and raised in Shanghai. She began her career as an artist but became known as the author and illustrator of more than fifty popular children's books. A number of her stories are based on her experiences growing up in China.

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