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3.44  ·  Rating details ·  27 ratings  ·  3 reviews
The talking blue moose attempts to unravel the riddle of the Moospire, a vampire moose that reportedly lurks near the town of Yellow Tooth.
Hardcover, 44 pages
Published January 1st 1986 by Little Brown and Company
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Phil Jensen
Sep 02, 2019 rated it really liked it
A self-indulgent book for the Pinkwater fan.

I read an interview with DP at some point in which he complained that it was getting hard to publish "his" kind of book and that publishers only wanted serious books about serious problems. And yet, this utterly frivolous book got published. I have no idea who the intended audience for it would be, other than Pinkwater cultists.

It's basically a short story-length text, written at an upper elementary/middle school level full of weird ideas, absurdist h
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Lyndsay-ann
Oct 09, 2014 rated it it was ok
I don't know how to review this.

Crack. Pure crack.
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Don't know how this ended up on my shelf, but I thought it was a silly book. It seemed to be the right size for an emerging reader, but a child that age wouldn't understand most of it. ...more
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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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