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The True Story of Humpty Dumpty (Read and Share)

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Paperback, 32 pages
Published September 1st 1999 by Candlewick (first published 1987)
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Montserrat
Apr 17, 2013 Montserrat rated it really liked it
This is a Humpty Dumpty story, but not as we know it. Humpty Dumpty is a mean-spirited egg who sits on the wall and dares his friends to stand on the wall. Of course, they then fall off and hurt themselves and he laughs! Eventually, he boasts that he can stand on the wall - but he falls off. His friends - the king and the horses - are initially cross with Humpty, but then put him together again and he finally sees the error of his ways.

It is written in a lyrical rhyming style which is perfect f
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Courtney
Oct 05, 2014 Courtney rated it really liked it
I thought that this book was good but definitely a difference from the original story. This book could be used to teach kids how to compare and contrast. I also read this book while working at the child care center this weekend and the kids seemed to enjoy it. It definitely has rhyming aspects to it and the illustrations are interesting. I enjoyed this book a lot and would definitely love to have it in my future classroom. I love the front cover of the book. The colors are very welcoming and def ...more
Katelyn Warner
Nov 25, 2010 Katelyn Warner rated it it was ok
* Predictable text
* Different take on the original story (compare/contrast texts)
* I didn't care for the ending, but some children liked it.
* Good for paired reading activities
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A twist on the story of Humpty Dumpty. A great book for rhyming.
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Humpty dumpty is one of my favorite books because of its rhyming
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