Fishing Sunday

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HarperCollins, Apr 19, 1996 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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A young boy is embarrassed by his grandfather's way of catching fish, as he stands barefoot talking to the fish. But then he sees something almost magical about his grandfather's handmade fish hooks and something magical about his grandfather as well. With colour illustrations by Barry Root.

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User Review  - cspine - LibraryThing

This book is a great way to teach children to be accapting, weather its family or friends. This book shows how the young boy learns to love his grandpaw for who he truley is, flaws and all! Read full review

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author is noteworthy and has several awarded books Read full review

About the author (1996)

Tony Johnston was born in Los Angeles, California on January 30, 1942. She received a B.A. in history and an M.A in education from Stanford University. Before becoming a full-time author, she worked as a fourth-grade teacher. She has written over 70 books for children. Her titles include Amber on the Mountain, the Cowboy and the Black-Eyed Pea, Day of the Dead, the Ghost of Nicholas Greebe, the Sparky and Eddie series, and the Adventures of Mole and Troll. Her first adult novel was Any Small Goodness. Her works have earned her several awards including a Children's Choice Award for Four Scary Stories and the Beatty Award in 2002 for Any Small Goodness.

Illustrator BARRY ROOT attended the Ringling College of Art and Design. His work has appeared in Life, Publishers Weekly, Horn Book, and Discover magazines.

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