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7%OFFMark Twain - Advice to Little Girls - 9781592701292 - V9781592701292
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Advice to Little Girls

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Description for Advice to Little Girls Hardcover. Brilliantly illustrated, this witty, charming story is perfect for clever girls, adults and the mischievous boys in their midst. Illustrator(s): Radunsky, Vladimir. Num Pages: 24 pages, colour illustrations. BIC Classification: AFTB; DQ; FC; WHP. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 176 x 242 x 10. Weight in Grams: 246.
You should ever bear in mind that it is to your kind parents that you are indebted for your food, and for the privilege of staying home from school when you let on that you are sick. Therefore you ought to respect their little prejudices, and humor their little whims, and put up with their little foibles until they get to crowding you too much. When Mark Twain wrote the sparky short story Advice to Little Girls in 1865, he probably didn't mean for it to be shown to them. Or maybe he did, since we all ... Read more

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About Mark Twain
Vladimir Radunsky has illustrated many wonderful books, including The Maestro Plays by Bill Martin Jr and Woody Guthrie's Howdi Do. He is also the author-illustrator of 10 (ten), The Mighty Asparagus, and (with Chris Raschka) of Table Manners. Born on November 30, 1835, in Florida, Missouri, Samuel L. Clemens wrote under the pen name Mark Twain and went on ... Read more

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Brain Pickings' Top 13 Children's, Illustrated, and Picture Books of 2013 Crisply satirical and a little subversive, Twain's short, acerbic sendup slyly exhorts little girls to take a calculating approach to manipulating friends, brothers and elders. [...] An elegant curiosity for admirers of Twain, Radunsky or both.
Kirkus Review Radunsky's ink flourishes and adorable, lumpy figures ... Read more

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