Toys Go Out
Being the Adventures of a Knowledgeable Stingray, a Toughy Little Buffalo, and Someone Called Plastic
Emily Jenkins & Paul O. Zelinsky
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“A bit like the great movie Toy Story and a bit like the wonderful Kate DiCamillo book The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane. This is a great family book.” —The Washington Post
Here is the first book in the highly acclaimed Toys trilogy, which includes the companion books Toy Dance Party and Toys Come Home and chronicles the unforgettable adventures of three brave and loving toys.
In these six linked stories from Emily Jenkins, and illustrated by Caldecott Medal winner Paul O. Zelinsky, readers will meet three extraordinary friends. Lumphy is a stuffed buffalo. StingRay is a stuffed stingray. And Plastic... well, Plastic isn't quite sure what she is. They all belong to the Little Girl who lives on the high bed with the fluffy pillows. A very nice person to belong to.
Together is best for these three best friends. Together they look things up in the dictionary, explore the basement, and argue about the meaning of life. And together they face dogs, school, television commercials, the vastness of the sea, and the terrifying bigness of the washing machine.
A Parents' Choice Silver Honor Winner, an ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Book, and an Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Book Award Winner, Toys Go Out is truly a modern classic.
From the Hardcover edition.
From Publishers Weekly
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It is my favorite book of all time and I would pay any price for it if I had the time and money.
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I am 8. I really like this book. One thing about it is that I didn't expect one part and was a little concerned, but then it all worked out. It is a happy book and has good meaning to it. It makes readers think about who they are.
- Category: Social Issues
- Published: Sep 12, 2006
- Publisher: Random House Children's Books
- Seller: Penguin Random House LLC
- Print Length: 144 Pages
- Language: English