Eugene's Story by Richard ScrimgerEugene's Story by Richard Scrimger

Eugene's Story

byRichard ScrimgerIllustratorGillian Johnson

Picture Books | November 18, 2003

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Eugene’s story is the story of almost every child who has found himself in the middle. All day, he finds himself trying to tell his own story. He wants to talk about how nicely he can pour his cereal. His sister Winifred interrupts to point out he is spilling. He wants to tell about the shoes he can put on. His sister points out that he has them on the wrong feet. When he tries to say that he’d like to walk the dog, Winifred is quick to interrupt: “We don’t have a dog!” In short, Eugene’s story is that he cannot tell his story. At least not until it is bedtime when he can dream – that he is an only child.

Richard Scrimger evokes a gentle and realistic family life in his tales of Bun Bun, Winifred, and of course, Eugene.
Richard Scrimger is the author of many books for both children and adults. His first novel, The Nose from Jupiter, won the Mr. Christie’s Book Award. He is the author of two other books about Bun Bun and her family, three books for young adults about Norbert, and several other novels. Richard Scrimger lives with his wife and four child...
Title:Eugene's StoryFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:24 pages, 8.78 × 8.78 × 0.47 inPublished:November 18, 2003Publisher:TundraLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0887765440

ISBN - 13:9780887765445

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5


Editorial Reviews

“Johnson’s…illustrations in line and watercolor are both touching and very funny, evoking the child’s fury and frustration…. Second kids, even older ones, will want this.”