Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “HUGH CAN DO” as Want to Read:
Blank 133x176
Jennifer Armstrong
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview


2.9  ·  Rating Details ·  10 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Possessing nothing but wit, energy, and pluck, penniless Hugh sets off for the city to make his fortune--and finds himself at a toll bridge without any money. This sparkling original folk tale recounts the bargains Hugh must make to cross the bridge. Rhythm, invention, humor, and an unexpected twist are complemented by animated, richly colored art. 1993 ALA Notable Childre ...more
hardback, 32 pages
Published August 4th 1992 by Random House, Inc.
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about HUGH CAN DO, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about HUGH CAN DO

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-19)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Fun, almost-metered prose telling a folk tale about a clever boy who is willing to work. Interesting illustrations.
Althea rated it liked it
Apr 05, 2012
Kara rated it it was ok
Mar 20, 2012
Cambell Harris
Cambell Harris rated it really liked it
Jan 07, 2015
Janice rated it liked it
Sep 04, 2009
Gretchen rated it it was ok
May 18, 2008
Kathy Maggiacomo
Kathy Maggiacomo rated it it was amazing
Feb 27, 2013
Dana rated it did not like it
Nov 06, 2007
Beverly rated it liked it
Apr 29, 2012
Harveen rated it it was ok
Feb 24, 2009
Alice added it
Jan 28, 2013
Alice added it
Feb 21, 2013
Sara added it
Sep 06, 2015
Leeanne marked it as to-read
Dec 31, 2015
BookDB marked it as to-read
Sep 24, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Jennifer Armstrong learned to read and write in Switzerland, in a small school for English speaking children on the shores of Lake Zurich. The school library had no librarian and no catalog – just shelves of interesting books. She selected books on her own, read what she could, and made up the rest. It was perfect. As a result, she made her career choice – to become an author – in first grade. Whe ...more
More about Jennifer Armstrong...

Share This Book

No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »