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Title:
The five Chinese brothers
Author:
Bishop, Claire Huchet.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Coward-McCann, [1989?]

©1938
Physical Description:
52 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 17 x 25 cm
Summary:
Five brothers who look just alike outwit the executioner by using their extraordinary individual qualities.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
710 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 4.4 0.5 7564.

Reading Counts RC K-2 3.5 2 Quiz: 03976 Guided reading level: K.
ISBN:
9780399233197
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

The classic picture book about five clever brothers, each with a different extraordinary ability, has been in print for almost 80 years.

"An original nonsense tale told with...spirit and gusto." -- The Horn Book


Author Notes

Claire Huchet Bishop (1899 - 1993) was a children's novelist and librarian. She was the winner of the Newbery Honor for Pancakes-Paris and All Alone , and the Josette Frank Award for Twenty and Ten. The Five Chinese Brothers won the Lewis Carroll Shelf Award in 1959.


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Publisher's Weekly Review

The beloved story of five brothers who use their special powers to rescue the First Brother from being unfairly put to death. Ages 4-8. (May) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved


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