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The Funny Little Woman

byArlene Mosel

Paperback | February 14, 1993

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In this Caldecott Medal-winning tale set in Old Japan, a lively little woman who loves to laugh pursues her runaway dumpling—and must outwit the wicked three-eyed oni when she lands in their clutches.
 
“The pictures are in perfect harmony with the humorous mood of the story. . . . It’s all done with a commendable amount of taste, imagination, and style.”—School Library Journal (starred review)
 
“A beautifully convincing tale.”—The New York Times Book Review
 
“Using elements of traditional Japanese art, the illustrator has made marvelously imaginative pictures.”—The Horn Book
 
“Lent’s pictures are a lively blend of finely detailed, delicate drawings and rip-roaring good humor.”—The Boston Globe
 
“A good read-aloud with lots of suspense.”—Learning
 
Awards:
ALA Notable Children’s Book
Child Study Association Book of the Year
The Horn Book Fanfare
Arlene Mosel was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1921. She was a librarian and an author who wrote two award-winning children’s picture books with Blair Lent: Tikki Tikki Tembo, which won the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award and was an ALA Notable Book as well as a New York Times pick for best children’s book, and The Funny Little Woman, which...
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Title:The Funny Little WomanFormat:PaperbackPublished:February 14, 1993Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140547533

ISBN - 13:9780140547535

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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In this tale set in Old Japan, a lively little woman who loves to laugh pursues her runaway dumpling-and must outwit the wicked three-eyed oni when she lands in their clutches.