The Obstinate Pen

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Macmillan, Apr 10, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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This is what Uncle Flood wants to write with his new pen:

The following story is all true.

But the pen does not write that sentence. Instead it writes:

You have a big nose!

Who knows what to do with a pen that has a will of its own?

Not Uncle Flood.

Not Officer Wonkle.

But young Horace has an idea. . . .

 

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User Review  - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing

The eponymous writing implement in this humorous picture-book refuses to write what the people holding it intend, penning what it chooses instead. Whether that be an insulting observation about the ... Read full review

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User Review  - aelmer - LibraryThing

This book tells the story of pen that writes whatever it wants, despite the wishes of the beholder. It gets thrown away and bounces from person to person, escapes a glass case and is found by a child ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Frank Dormer graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design with a degree in illustration. He now divides his time between teaching and book illustration. He has created art for several children's books, including Socksquatch, his first book as both an author and illustrator. [frankwdormer.com]

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