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Arthur's Nose B1052

Arthur's Nose

by Marc Brown | Paperback | SKU B1052
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After 25 years of Arthur adventures, enthusiastic readers still agreewith the conclusion of the very first book about this Everychild aardvark:"There's a lot more to Arthur than his nose." This 25th anniversary editionincludes, in addition to the original story, Arthur's Nose, a scrapbookof fun facts, photos, and letters all about the evolution of Arthur over theyears. Readers can compare photos of author Marc Brown's family with pictures ofArthur and his family. (Note the spooky similarity between Brown's sister,Bonnie, and Arthur's sister, D.W.--Brown doesn't deny it!). In a letter to hisfans, Brown describes how Arthur came to be, and how he has developed over theyears. A special illustrated section demonstrates just how much this friendlyfellow's nose has changed, from a long, droopy, aardvarky nose in 1976,gradually shortening over the years to his nearly nonexistent schnoz today.Arthur has also acquired glasses and a much sunnier disposition over the lastquarter century.In Arthur's Nose, first grader Arthur decides that he doesn't like hisnose. He goes to the rhinologist to change it, but ultimately decides, to therelief of his friends and family, "I'm just not me without my nose!" Luckily forreaders today, Arthur is still Arthur, even without the original elongatedproboscis. Fans of Arthur's FirstKiss, ArthurAccused!, Arthur and theCrunch Cereal Contest, and the many other Arthur titles, will bethrilled to get a peek behind the scenes in this very special edition. (Ages 4to 8) --Emilie Coulter

Product Information

  • AR Level1.6
  • AR Quiz Number16970
  • AR Quiz Points0.5
  • AuthorMarc Brown
  • Page Count32
  • ISBN100316110701
  • ISBN139780316110709
  • PublisherLittle, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Year Published1986
  • Grade LevelPre-K - 3
  • Type of BookFiction
  • SubjectAnimal stories (Children's/YA)
  • IllustratorMarc Brown

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