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    DescriptionThree families live in the seaside village of Frip -- the Romos, the Ronsens, and a little girl named Capable and her widowed father. The townspeople of Frip make their living raising goats, but they must fight off a daily invasion of gappers, bright orange, many-eyed creatures that cover goats and stop them from giving milk. When the gappers target Capable's goats, the Romos and the Ronsens turn their backs on the gapper-ridden Capable. What will Capable do about her gapper plague? An imaginative tale by acclaimed author George Saunders accented with haunting illustrations by award-winning illustrator Lane Smith, The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip is an adult story for children, a children's story for adults, an oceanside fable for the landlocked, a fish story for loaves, and a fable about the true meaning of community.


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    Title
    The Very Persistent Gappers of Frip
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) George Saunders, Illustrated by Lane Smith
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 84
    Width: 147 mm
    Height: 236 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 295 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781932416374
    ISBN 10: 1932416374
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: FXX
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y2.1
    BIC E4L: GEN
    DC21: 813.54
    DC22: 813.54
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 12500
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    B&T Book Type: JF
    Ingram Subject Code: CL
    Libri: I-CL
    BIC subject category V2: YF
    DC22: 813/.54
    B&T General Subject: 215
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: JUV030000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: JUV012030
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PS3569.A7897 V47 2006
    Thema V1.0: YFB
    Publisher
    McSweeney's Publishing
    Imprint name
    McSweeney's Publishing
    Publication date
    28 April 2006
    Publication City/Country
    San Francisco