Topsy-Turvy Town

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Tundra Books, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Join one special boy on a journey through Topsy-Turvy Town. The place he lives is a town where it rains broccoli that crunches when it lands on the tops of umbrellas, where police officers march to a very different beat, where you can go fishing in your living room or even juggle a wildcat before bedtime. But not everybody shares his vision of Topsy-Turvy Town. His big sister thinks the very idea is crazy. His aunt thinks he’s making it up. As for Dad, he ignores the weird and wonderful things his son sees. Luckily, he can share his imaginative world with someone who understands, his mom.

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A little boy imagines he lives in a topsy-turvy town, where broccoli rains down on umbrellas, chocolate cars have pineapple wheels, the buildings get up and take a walk whenever they are asked to and ... Read full review

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Author and an illustrator LUC MELANSON has published numerous books for children including Pink, Four Little Old Men: A (Mostly) True Tale from a Small Cajun Town, Redheaded Robbie's Christmas Story Edition 1, and The Grand Journey of Mr. Man. He won the Governor General’s Literary Award – Children’s Illustration in 2002 for Le grand voyage de monsieur. The book was also an IBBY CANADA choice book in 2003 and has been translated into Chinese, Korean, Spanish, and Galician. Luc Melanson lives in Montreal, Quebec.

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