Tom Sawyer Coloring Book

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Dover Publications, Incorporated, Apr 1, 2001 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
This captivating coloring book introduces young readers to one of the most beloved novels in American fiction. An easy-to-read text and 24 ready-to-color illustrations chronicle Tom's memorable escapades, from the celebrated whitewashing of Aunt Polly's fence to the thrilling flight through the cave from the villainous Injun Joe.

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About the author (2001)

Mark Twain was born Samuel L. Clemens in Florida, Missouri on November 30, 1835. He worked as a printer for a time, and then became a steamboat pilot. He traveled in the West, writing humorous sketches for newspapers. In 1865, he wrote the short story, The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, which was very well received. He then began a career as a humorous travel writer and lecturer, publishing The Innocents Abroad in 1869, Roughing It in 1872, and, co-authored with Charles Dudley Warner, Gilded Age in 1873. His best-known works are The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876), Mississippi Writing: Life on the Mississippi (1883), and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884). He died of a heart attack on April 21, 1910.

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