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Mr. Pine's Purple House Hardcover – October 1, 2005
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Top Customer Reviews
Now, I've found another use for this light-hearted little book. I'm a retired theatre teacher, but I also teach literacy to adults. (You'd be surprised to learn how many American born adults cannot read even the simplest stories.) When I work with my students on stories outside of their workbooks, almost always the stories are about young children or cute little animals--an insult to a self-sufficient adult, who simply cannot read. The Mr. Pine stories are about an adult, who comes across as a very nice man, who has a job and a home. Nevertheless, the stories themselves, are at a level simple enough for a new learner. When my current student and I read it in "Duet Version" (He reads one page and I read the next,) he even laughed aloud at what was happening to poor Mr. Pine. I'd say that's a pretty special book that can inspire that level of enjoyment in a new reader. The other two books in the series ("Mr. Pines' Mixed-Up Signs" and "Mrs. Pine Takes a Trip") are also good for adult beginning readers.
Now that I have my own children, I will enjoy reading it to them over and over and over!
Thank you Mr. Kessler for this beautiful book.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
My favorite book as a child still speaks to my heart. Not wanting to be just like everyone else, Mr. Pine endeavors to be different. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Sharon
I do have legitimate questions about the way Mr. Pine does business... Why would the dog be chasing a cat, and why would the cat be chasing a dog? Read morePublished 6 months ago by Nathan Foster
OOF granddaughters love this book! They are 3 and 4 years old.Published 6 months ago by 912 conservative
this indeed is a very funny book for kids and it also could be for adults. i remember this when i was a kid. its hilarious. another good book is a fish out of water.Published 8 months ago by Nicholas F. Dandrea
I give this book to everyone that has a small child, it was my favorite when I was a kid, I have a purple door on my house. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Sandy L Fleming
A little pricy, but was one of my favorites as a kid, so I wanted a copy for my own kids.Published 10 months ago by Lucylue
A classic. My favorite as a kid, and now one of my kids' favorites. An obvious precursor to the whole DIY/HGTV generation, as Mr. Read morePublished 10 months ago by CAM