Book - 2012 | First U.S. edition.
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An imaginative child who doesn't quite fit in finds a kindred spirit in this utterly charming picture book from a debut author-illustrator.

Oliver is different. He enjoys his solitude. He likes playing with his friends, who are puppets, stuffed animals, and other toys. With his rich imagination, Oliver's day is never dull. There are bridges to cross, sharks to fight, and treasures to find! But maybe toys don't always give a boy everything he needs. Maybe he needs another kind of companion. Will Oliver discover a way to be, well, different ? When his tennis ball rolls across the lawn into the yard of the girl next door, he just might be surprised.
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, [2012]
Edition: First U.S. edition.
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9780763662479
Branch Call Number: E SIF
Characteristics: 32 unnumbered pages :,color illustrations ;,28 cm


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JewelMcLatchy Sep 03, 2013

Story itself was wonderful, but this book was all about the illustrations for me. Worth picking up just for that reason. Great for encouraging imagination in young children.

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