Jonah, the Whale

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Turtleback Books, Sep 1, 1999 - Juvenile Fiction - 110 pages
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Jonah is lonely, overweight, and the new boy in school. To escape the taunts of his classmates, he reinvents himself as a talk show host and turns his fantasy into reality by getting real celebrities to talk to him.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

An overweight boy transforms his fantasy of TV stardom into a formula for success in this poignant, affirming novel from Shreve (The Formerly Great Alexander Family, 1995, etc.). When his mother's ... Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Susan Richards Shreve is the author of twelve novels and a number of books for children. She is a professor at George Mason University and the president of the PEN/Faulkner Foundation. She lives in Washington, D. C.

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