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Desk Stories Hardcover – June 1, 2011


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Product Details

  • Age Range: 7 - 9 years
  • Grade Level: 2 - 4
  • Hardcover: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company (June 1, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0807515620
  • ISBN-13: 978-0807515624
  • Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 8.5 x 11 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 14.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,799,248 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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In this tongue-in-cheek companion to Backpack Stories, Kevin O'Malley returns with six stories of desks gone wild.

About the Author

Kevin O'Malley was in the fourth grade when he decided to illustrate books for children. He has a wild sense of humor and it comes through loud and clear in his books. In 1992, he made his children's book debut with Froggy Went A-Courting, based on a well

More About the Author

Illustrator Kevin O'Malley has written and illustrated a number of books, including "Little Buggy Runs Away" and the Miss Malarkey books by Judy Finchler. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Heidi Grange on August 30, 2011
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One thing I enjoy about O'Malley's work is the variety of styles that he uses. In this collection of short stories he uses a variety of styles, making each story stand on it's own. My favorite story was the one about the history of the desk (it was fun reading the made up caveman talk). The jokes were a nice pause in the middle and the desks of the future intriguing. A strange mix of humor and creepiness.
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