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The Adventures Of Opal And Cupid: A Story
Young Opal Thigpen meets Cupid, an elephant in a traveling show, and the two have a series of adventures as they rise to stardom.
Published October 1st 1992 by Viking Children's Books
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Apr 03, 2016 Steph (loves water) rated it it was amazing
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Sweet, beautifully written, heart warming story by one of my all time favorite writers. I had no idea he wrote this children's book. I know that if I'd read this as a child it would've been one of my all time favorites! It was published by the Estate of Tom Tryon, and I'm so glad they did. I wouldn't have known about this book if it weren't for Goodreads. I'm hoping the Estate will pull a few more books out of his records and publish them too!
It was Noel Coward’s partner, Gertrude Lawrence, who encouraged Tom to try acting. He made his Broadway debut in 1952 in the chorus of the musical “Wish You Were Here.” He also worked in television at the time, but as a production assistent. In 1955 he moved to California to try his hand at the movies, and the next year made his film debut in “The Scarlet Hour” (1956). Tom was cast in the title ro ...moreMore about Thomas Tryon...