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Magic Camera

3.85  ·  Rating details ·  13 ratings  ·  2 reviews
A little boy is presented with an old camera that seems to have a special magic.
Hardcover, 35 pages
Published January 1st 1974 by Dodd Mead
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Dec 15, 2012 rated it really liked it
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The magic of something as simple as a camera and a sick kid - really good story. It's books like this that made me love reading when I was young. The art matches Pinkwater's writing from this time in his career perfectly. ...more
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This is a very early book by Daniel Manus Pinkwater, published with the author name Manus Pinkwater.

It’s completely different than the other books of his that I’ve read. I’ve really enjoyed this author’s Bad Bear books and it was fun to read something written by him so many years earlier.

It’s a short fantasy story, with more text than pictures. All the pictures (except for the front & back cover art) are monochrome black & white & gray. It was a sweet little story and certain lines made me smil
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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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