Unfortunately, Mr. Spinks, Charlie's owner, doesn't quite agree. So he makes Charlie take a permanent, though well-deserved, vacation. Poor Charlie is bored to death!
But then Charlie discovers there is something he can do. Maybe retirement isn't so boring after all!?!
It was a great story and the book itself was in fairly good shape however, it smelled horrible. It had a strong odor-like mildew- that permeated the book and the air in my house. Read morePublished 18 days ago by Joy Bells
A story from 1962 or prior. The Book has addresses prior to zip codes. The story is probably from the 1800's but dating is not important. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Persop
This was my favorite book when I was a child. So nice to find it to share with my Grandchildren.Published 11 months ago by Jim Kania
Loved this when I was a kid and now love it for my horse obsessed daughter. Highly recommend for the horse lovers out there!Published 18 months ago by JKBrady911
'Five o'clock Charlie' is a must-read picture book for children ages 4-10. It takes delightful look at a slower-paced time in history, of caring neighbors, and needs that get... Read morePublished on January 1, 2013 by David Lee
I used to have the hardcopy of Five O'Clock Charlie when I was in early grade school and read it until it almost fell apart. Read morePublished on February 24, 2012 by Jeannette M. Hilberg
The story line is pleasant for both the child and the reader. It moves along through a set period in the horse's (Charlie's)life and has a happy, but realistic ending. Read morePublished on December 28, 2011 by itsjustbread