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Simms Sylvanus is nine years old and enormously wise. He knows more about volcanoes than his father knows about business and more about electromagnetic fields than anyone in his class. His ideas to improve things are amazing! Yet nobody - not even his parents - will listen to him. A cricket is living a solitary life beneath the floorboards in Simms room. His bride-to-be ha ...more
Hardcover, 91 pages
Published September 1st 2006 by Eerdmans Books for Young Readers (first published November 30th 1966)
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Nov 23, 2011 Bailey rated it 2 of 5 stars
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this book is about a boy and under his house live a bunch of animals and insects who learn to communicate with him by mourse code
Cute. I can see young boys trying to learn Morse code to speak with their local crickets!
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I literally found this on my bookshelf just now... will give it a look-see...
A sweet story about love and the power of communication.
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Felice Holman was born October 24, 1919, in New York City. She graduated from Syracuse University in 1941 and later worked as an advertising copywriter. She married Herbert Valen in 1941 and some of the experiences of their daughter, Nanine Elisabeth Valen, would serve as the model for her first book, Elisabeth, The Bird Watcher, which was published in 1963.

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