Fix-it by David McPhailFix-it by David McPhail


byDavid McPhailIllustratorDavid McPhail

Paperback | July 15, 1992

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One morning Emma gets up early to watch television. But the TV won't work. No one can fix it-not Mom, not Dad, not even the repairman. Neither can a balloon or a song or playing horsey fix Emma's disappointment. But then Emma's mother reads her a book. "Read it again," says Emma. "And again." And when Emma's father finally realizes what's wrong with the TV-it was just unplugged!-Emma is too busy reading to care. The power of books to enthrall has rarely been presented in such a clever, simple way for the TV-savvy preschool set.
David McPhail is the acclaimed author of many popular books for children, including Fix-It; Pigs Aplenty, Pigs Galore!; and Pigs Ahoy! (all Dutton and Puffin). He is also the illustrator of Jan Waldron's Angel Pig and the Hidden Christmas and John Pig's Halloween (both Dutton). He lives in Newburyport, Massachusetts.David McPhail is th...
Title:Fix-itFormat:PaperbackPublished:July 15, 1992Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140547525

ISBN - 13:9780140547528

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for beginners in reading I got to read it when my daughter brought it from School library. It's a good book enough for preschoolers to love and start reading. It's layout and illustration is wonderfully done. The language is very simple and yet thoughtful.
Date published: 2018-05-19

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Emma wants to watch television early one morning, but the set won't work. How her parents try to fix it--and how Emma finds consolation in a book instead--makes a warm, delightful story.