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  - lg503 - LibraryThing

This book is about a pen that its mind of its own, and write what its wants instead of what the hand holding it its trying to write. That happens a couple of times until at the end the pen gets to the hands of boy, and its lets him write whatever he wants. Read full review

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User Review  - widdowsd - LibraryThing

Horace gives a new pen to his uncle Floyd, but the pen writes whatever it wants, mostly insults--infuriating and confusing some characters, and amusing others. Eventually, the pen comes back to Horace, and he finds a way to tame the obstinate pen. 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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