The Big Orange Splot

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Scholastic, Jan 1, 1977 - 30 pages
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One of my all time favorite books. This is also, in my opinion, one of Pinkwater's best. Pinkwater shows that one has validity and value in being one's self. We are unique. Our individuality is ... Read full review

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I love how expressive Mr. Plumbean was through the story. His bravery in being different and not following social norms will impact children that take the time to hear out this story. 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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