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Roger's Umbrella

3.71  ·  Rating Details ·  24 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Paperback, 32 pages
Published September 9th 1985 by Puffin (first published April 1st 1982)
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Feb 01, 2013 Samantha rated it liked it
A silly story about an umbrella that behaves badly. Roger battles with his umbrella everyday, but on the day that his umbrella takes him high into the skies and drops him in the yard of big house he meets three old ladies who are fluent in umbrella. Roger spends the afternoon enjoying light refreshments and learning to speak umbrella with impressive results.

Funny and nonsensical with full color illustrations.
Jan 12, 2016 Scott rated it liked it
Shelves: children
Fairly amusing story about Roger and his umbrella that just won't cooperate.
Not up to the usual Pinkwater standard but I grade him on a different curve.
Feb 22, 2008 Tina rated it really liked it
Fun and original.
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Daniel Manus Pinkwater is an author of mostly children's books and is an occasional commentator on National Public Radio. He attended Bard College. Well-known books include Lizard Music, The Snarkout Boys and the Avocado of Death, Fat Men from Space, Borgel, and the picture book The Big Orange Splot. Pinkwater has also illustrated many of his books in the past, although for more recent works that ...more
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