The Paint Brush Kid

The Paint Brush Kid

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In the sequel to The Chalk Box Kid, Gregory's friend Uncle Pancho is in trouble. The city wants to build a highway right where his house is. They will have to tear it down! Then Gregory has an idea. He will paint the story of Uncle Pancho's life for the whole city to see . . . but can the paintings save Uncle Pancho's home? Two beloved classics--The Chalk Box Kid and The Paint Brush Kid--get a vibrant new look!show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 127 x 185.42 x 5.08mm | 22.68g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Random House USA Children's Books
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • b&w illustrations
  • 0679892826
  • 9780679892823
  • 110,815

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Uncle Pancho is about to lose his house! Gregory and his friends love Uncle Pancho. He isn't really anyone's uncle--he's their friend. When he begins to tell the story of his life, Gregory has an idea. He will paint the story of Uncle Pancho's Life . . . and maybe, just maybe, the painting will help save Uncle Pancho's house.show more

About Clyde Robert Bulla

Clyde Robert Bulla (1914-2007) was born on a farm near King City, Missouri. He went to a one-room country school. Reading and writing were his favorite subjects, and by the time he was seven, Bulla knew he wanted to be a writer. After years of writing magazine stories and novels and working on his hometown newspaper, he found that he really wanted to write for children. More than 70 of his books for boys and girls have been published. Ellen Beier is an American artist who has illustrated many children's books, including Anne of Green Gables, The Paint Brush Kid, Mrs. Peachtree and the Eighth Avenue Cat, and The Blue Hill Meadows. She was born in New York and now lives in Corvallis, Oregon, with her husband and son.show more

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