The Great Doughnut Parade

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
Just where is small Billy going? Why does he have a doughnut tied to his belt? Does he know he is being followed by, first, a hen (with a cluck, cluck, cluck), then a cat (all quiet and slinky), and, farther down Main Street, a band . . . and firemen? Then sign painters . . . brick layers . . . even cloud catchers! Author/illustrator Rebecca Bond reveals the truly marvelous things that can happen when a doughnut is tied up with string.

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User Review  - lgrube4 - LibraryThing

I found this book to be very predictable. It was about a boy who tied a doughnut to his belt and started walking in the street. Little by little he got more and more followers. First it was a chicken ... Read full review

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User Review  - teddy5 - LibraryThing

A good example of poetry because it uses rhyming words, with an order that takes the form of storytelling as a list. The joy of Billy, with his doughnut strung to his belt, is contagious as he marches ... Read full review

About the author (2007)

Rebecca Bond grew up in the tiny village of Peacham in northeastern Vermont, which, like the town in this story, was inhabited by “wonderful people.” When she is not having fun painting and writing, Rebecca is busy fixing up her new (to her) old house in a neighborhood in Jamaica Plain, Boston. She is the author of several superb picture books.

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