The Man In The Ceiling

Paperback | June 8, 1995

byJules Feiffer

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He's bad at sports and not much better at school, but Jimmy sure can draw terrific cartoons. And his dream, like that of his Uncle Lester, who writes flop Broadway musicals'is to be recognized for what he loves doing most.

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Although Jimmy is not good at sports and not much better in school, he can draw, and his greatest dream is to be a cartoonist. So when Charlie Beemer, the greatest pre-teen athlete in the history of Montclair, New Jersey, suggests that he and Jimmy create comics together, Jimmy can't believe that life will get any better!

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He's bad at sports and not much better at school, but Jimmy sure can draw terrific cartoons. And his dream, like that of his Uncle Lester, who writes flop Broadway musicals'is to be recognized for what he loves doing most.

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 includeThe Man in the Ceiling,A Barrel of Laughs, A Vale of Tears, I Lost My Bear, Bark, George,andMeanwhile...He lives in New York City.In His Own Words..."I have been writing...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.47 inPublished:June 8, 1995Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062059076

ISBN - 13:9780062059079

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Although Jimmy is not good at sports and not much better in school, he can draw, and his greatest dream is to be a cartoonist. So when Charlie Beemer, the greatest pre-teen athlete in the history of Montclair, New Jersey, suggests that he and Jimmy create comics together, Jimmy can't believe that life will get any better!

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"One of those crossbreeds [a novel for children and adults], sharing a genre with such illustrious neighbors as Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and The Little Prince." (New York Times)