The Dump Man's Treasures

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Down East Books, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Mr. Pottle, who oversees the town dump, cannot bear to destroy books, so he recycles them for the community to enjoy. When Mr. Pottle falls and the community's children deliver books to him to speed his recovery, they discover the book-loving dump man cannot read. A town full of willing tutors then teaches Mr. Pottle to read so he can fully enjoy his treasures. An enjoyable story, it also delivers a heartwarming message.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Bill Pottle doesn't mind being called the dump man, because that's his job and he loves it. He finds treasures all the time: a rocking chair, a globe, a weather vane and, most of all, books. The town ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Lynn Plourde is the author of more than twenty children's books.

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