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Title:
Arthur's funny money
Author:
Hoban, Lillian.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : HarperCollins, [1981]

[â„—1981]
Physical Description:
1 audiocassette : analog + 1 book (64 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.).
Summary:
When Violet has a numbers problem and Arthur is penniless, they go into business and solve both problems.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
490 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 3.1 0.5 28221.

Reading Counts RC K-2 3.1 2 Quiz: 00632 Guided reading level: K.
ISBN:
9780064440486
Format :
Sound Cassette

Sound Recording

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Library
Call Number
Material Type
Home Location
Status
Frank E. Merriweather Library CASSETTE KIT 1020 BK Juvenile Fiction Readers
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Summary

'An hilarious account of Arthur's attempts to earn enough money to buy a T-shirt and cap, assisted by his sister Violet. Simple business concepts are ingeniously woven into the story. This marvelous book will capture the interest of eager learners and creative teachers.' --YC.

Children's Choices for 1982 (IRA/CBC)
Children's Books of 1981 (Library of Congress)


Author Notes

Lillian Hoban was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on May 18, 1925. She attended the Philadelphia Museum School of Art, studied dance with Martha Graham, and taught modern dance in New York and Connecticut. She also danced professionally in the 1950's.

During her lifetime, she illustrated or wrote more than 100 children's books. Her first publication was a book she illustrated, Herman the Loser, written by her husband Russell Hoban, and published in 1961. She illustrated several of his books including London Men and English Men, Charlie the Tramp, Emmet Otter's Jug Band Christmas, and books about a badger named Frances such as A Baby Sister for Frances.

After the couple divorced in 1975, she began writing and illustrating I-Can- Read-Books including Joe and Betsy the Dinosaur, Silly Tilly's Thanksgiving, and a series about Arthur the Chimpanzee and his little sister Violet. She died from heart failure on July 17, 1998 at the age of 73.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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