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The Resource The Willoughbys, Lois Lowry ; nefariously written and ignominiously illustrated by the author

The Willoughbys, Lois Lowry ; nefariously written and ignominiously illustrated by the author

Label
The Willoughbys
Title
The Willoughbys
Statement of responsibility
Lois Lowry ; nefariously written and ignominiously illustrated by the author
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this tongue-in-cheek take on classic themes in children's literature, the four Willoughby children set about to become "deserving orphans" after their neglectful parents embark on a treacherous around-the-world adventure, leaving them in the care of an odious nanny
Member of
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2008
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
257323
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lowry, Lois
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
790L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 7
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
5.2
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Willoughbys
Series volume
0001
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Orphans
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Orphans
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Family life
  • Humorous stories
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Orphans
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The Willoughbys, Lois Lowry ; nefariously written and ignominiously illustrated by the author
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Walter Lorraine books."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-174)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
1. The Old-Fashioned Family and the Beastly Baby -- 2. A Parental Conspiracy -- 3. Contemplating Orphanhood -- 4. An Impending Vacation -- 5. The Arrival of the Odious Nanny -- 6. Nanny Prepares Porridge -- 7. The Melancholy Tycoon -- 8. A Cryptic Communication -- 9. Clever Camouflage -- 10. An Alabaster Aphrodite -- 11. An Astonishing Acquisition -- 12. Another Cryptic Communication -- 13. The Obsequious Postmaster -- 14. Reencountering an Infant -- 15. A Regrettable Transaction -- 16. Two Terrible Tourists -- 17. An Auspicious Change -- 18. A Walking Tour Is Suggested -- 19. Long Hours in the Laboratory -- 20. A Confectionary Recognition -- 21. A Decision, an Announcement, and an Unexpected Arrival
Control code
670909
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
174 pages
Isbn
9780618979745
Lccn
2007021550
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780618979745
  • (OCoLC)145396410
Label
The Willoughbys, Lois Lowry ; nefariously written and ignominiously illustrated by the author
Publication
Note
"Walter Lorraine books."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-174)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
1. The Old-Fashioned Family and the Beastly Baby -- 2. A Parental Conspiracy -- 3. Contemplating Orphanhood -- 4. An Impending Vacation -- 5. The Arrival of the Odious Nanny -- 6. Nanny Prepares Porridge -- 7. The Melancholy Tycoon -- 8. A Cryptic Communication -- 9. Clever Camouflage -- 10. An Alabaster Aphrodite -- 11. An Astonishing Acquisition -- 12. Another Cryptic Communication -- 13. The Obsequious Postmaster -- 14. Reencountering an Infant -- 15. A Regrettable Transaction -- 16. Two Terrible Tourists -- 17. An Auspicious Change -- 18. A Walking Tour Is Suggested -- 19. Long Hours in the Laboratory -- 20. A Confectionary Recognition -- 21. A Decision, an Announcement, and an Unexpected Arrival
Control code
670909
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
174 pages
Isbn
9780618979745
Lccn
2007021550
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780618979745
  • (OCoLC)145396410

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