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Jennifer Armstrong
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HUGH CAN DO

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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.
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Fun, almost-metered prose telling a folk tale about a clever boy who is willing to work. Interesting illustrations.
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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
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