The Gawgon and the Boy

The Gawgon and the Boy

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After a life-threatening illness keeps him out of school for months, David is given a tutor to help him catch up-his elderly, tough Aunt Annie, who is as frightening to him as a monstrous, snake-haired Gorgon. He even secretly nicknames her "The Gawgon." But, to David's surprise, a bright heart lurks inside the old woman. She challenges him more than any schoolteacher ever could, opens all sorts of possibilities in his life, and the two of them-The Gawgon and The Boy-develop a very special friendship. Loosely based upon Lloyd Alexander's own childhood, this jewel of a novel will be treasured by readers of all ages.
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 127 x 195.58 x 15.24mm | 158.76g
  • Penguin Group USA
  • PUFFIN
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0142500003
  • 9780142500002

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501 ratings
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