The Big Orange Splot

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Scholastic, Jan 1, 1977 - 30 pages
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Review: The Big Orange Splot

User Review  - Allison - Goodreads

This is a story about conformity in a town where all the houses look the same. After an unlikely event with orange paint takes place, Mr. Plumbean decides that his house does not have to look like all ... Read full review

Review: The Big Orange Splot

User Review  - Kelsey Ruggirello - Goodreads

This is a cute book that has drawings that looks like it was colored in with crayons or markers. It's about how there was a big orange splot so he decided to color the whole house all different colors. Read full review

About the author (1977)

Author, illustrator, and radio commentator Daniel M. Pinkwater was born in Memphis Tennessee on November 15, 1941. He is trained as an artist and attended Bard College. In 1969, he wrote and illustrated his first book, The Terrible Roar. Since then he has written over 50 books for children, young adults, and adults. He is also a commentator on National Public Radio's All Things Considered and regularly reviews children's books on Weekend Edition Saturday. While he has illustrated many of his works, his most recent ones have been illustrated by his wife Jill Pinkwater.

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