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3.69 of 5 stars 3.69  ·  rating details  ·  26 ratings  ·  8 reviews
A young acrobat shows his friends around the big top, but all is not as it seems. His uncle, the strongman, always manages to lose their wrestling matches. The scary-looking tattooed man is a regular Joe who likes to pull funny practical jokes. And the daring trapeze artists make their son do homework just like everyday parents! Lively watercolors capture the excitement of...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published February 1st 2005 by Charlesbridge (first published January 1st 2005)
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I was going to a camp this week and we do a weekly newspaper. The theme for this week was the circus and I chose the book review section. I had to read and write a report on it that I will include below because that is my honest opinion about it.

You See a Circus, I See… is a book featuring a boy who lives in a circus and one day is showing his friends around. During the tour, he says how they conclude about carnies from the outside; for their looks and circus acts. The bo...more
What a great story about, "not judging a book by it's cover" (although that wouldn't be as true nowadays, in the era of cover art, would it?)! There are loads of delightful characters, and the illustrations are FABULOUS and go with the theme. Lovely, lovely.
49 months - What a fun book... To see the more personal, family side of a profession. Good book to open a discussion about people we may come into contact with.... That police man is some little boy's Dad and someone's husband. Your teacher goes home at night to her family and helps her kids with their homework just like we do etc.
My kids were very entertained by this book. They loved that the kid in it is part of the circus. They didn't seem to think before that anybody could be a part of the circus. It intrigued them.
Heather Richard
I love the idea of this story - that who we are so influences what we "see" - a great message and topipc of conversation with young kids.
A young boy, who is a member of an acrobat family, describes the people and activities of his circus home.
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A book that makes you consider people who have very different lives than ours.
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