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The Complete Adventures of Homer Price

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Welcome to Centerburg! Where you can win a hundred dollars by eating all the doughnuts you want; where houses are built in a day; and where a boy named Homer Price can foil four slick bandits using nothing but his wits and a pet skunk. The comic genius of Robert McCloskey and his wry look at small-town America has kept readers in stitches for generations!
Hardcover, 150 pages
Published July 27th 1998 by Barnes & Noble Books
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Sarah
“About two miles outside of Centerburg where route 56 meets route 56A there lives a boy named Homer.” The opening line of Robert McCloskey’s “The Complete Adventures of Homer Price” conveys the simplicity and hominess of this collection, with endearing characters comparable to those from “The Andy Griffith Show.” Homer Price is a good-natured, helpful young boy whose innate common sense outshines that of the adults of Centerburg, Ohio, contributing to the lighthearted humor of these stories. Hom ...more
Jo
The first story struck me as rather clumsy, but they continued to get better and better. The last one was hysterical. I'm tempted to give the book a five just on account of that one.

So, some pretty funny stories, and the illustrations were humdingers too.
Nancy St. Clair
Everyone needs to experience the world of Homer Price at least once! Filled with hilarious situations which are all solved by Homer Price, an average all-American boy.
Jennifer Haroldsen
This was one of my all time fav books growing up...probably because of the donut chapter. :-)
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Перевод всё же лучше.
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John Robert McCloskey (September 15, 1914 – June 30, 2003) was an American writer and illustrator of children's books. He both wrote and illustrated eight picture books and won two Caldecott Medals from the American Library Association recognizing the year's best-illustrated picture book. Four of those eight books were set in Maine: Blueberries for Sal, One Morning in Maine, Time of Wonder, and Bu ...more
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