Meanwhile...

Paperback | August 15, 1999

byJules Feiffer

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“Raymond, I want you!” Just when Raymond is in the middle of a comic book, his mother calls him. Not once but five times. “It's not fair!” Raymond thinks. Then he thinks: “What if I had my own MEANWHILE...?” Comic books always use MEANWHILE... to change the scene. So Raymond tries writing it on the wall behind his bed.

To his astonishment, Raymond discovers that he can MEANWHILE...from one perilous adventure to another'from pirates on the high seas, to Martians in outer space, to a posse and a mountain lion out West. Then, at the worst possible moment, Raymond's MEANWHILE... fails him, leaving him in a spot that spells certain doom! Unless . . .

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Raymond loves reading comic books. What he likes most about comics is the way they use "Meanwhile…" to change the scene. When Raymond’s mother calls him to do his chores when he is in the middle of reading, he wishes he could have a "Meanwhile…" in his own life. Suddenly, Raymond’s wish comes true and he finds himself going from one ad...

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“Raymond, I want you!” Just when Raymond is in the middle of a comic book, his mother calls him. Not once but five times. “It's not fair!” Raymond thinks. Then he thinks: “What if I had my own MEANWHILE...?” Comic books always use MEANWHILE... to change the scene. So Raymond tries writing it on the wall behind his bed. To his astonishm...

Jules Feiffer has won a number of prizes for his cartoons, plays, and screenplays, including the Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning. His books for children include The Man in the Ceiling, A Barrel of Laughs, A Vale of Tears, I Lost My Bear, Bark, George, and Meanwhile... He lives in New York City. In His Own Words..."I have been ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.08 inPublished:August 15, 1999Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062059335

ISBN - 13:9780062059338

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 3

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Raymond loves reading comic books. What he likes most about comics is the way they use "Meanwhile…" to change the scene. When Raymond’s mother calls him to do his chores when he is in the middle of reading, he wishes he could have a "Meanwhile…" in his own life. Suddenly, Raymond’s wish comes true and he finds himself going from one adventure to another -- until disaster strikes when "Meanwhile…" fails him in, you guessed it, Meanwhile….