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The Resource The boy who swam with piranhas, David Almond ; illustrated by Oliver Jeffers

The boy who swam with piranhas, David Almond ; illustrated by Oliver Jeffers

Label
The boy who swam with piranhas
Title
The boy who swam with piranhas
Statement of responsibility
David Almond ; illustrated by Oliver Jeffers
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Stan journeys away from home, he meets the legendary Pancho Pirelli, the man who swims in a tank full of perilous piranhas. Will Stan be bold enough to dive in the churning waters himself and choose his own destiny?
Summary
When his mentally unstable uncle's obsessions take an unexpectedly cruel turn, young Stanley Potts is forced to leave and joins a carnival of eccentric characters before meeting the legendary Pancho Pirelli, who swims in piranha tanks and invites Stanleyto become his apprentice
Tone
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10186073
Cataloging source
TnLvILS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Almond, David
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
550
Intended audience source
Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
550
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Jeffers, Oliver
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Piranhas
  • Friendship
  • Piranhas
  • Friendship
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The boy who swam with piranhas, David Almond ; illustrated by Oliver Jeffers
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in London by Walker Books in 2012
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20082962
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
230 pages
Isbn
9780763661694
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The boy who swam with piranhas, David Almond ; illustrated by Oliver Jeffers
Publication
Note
Originally published in London by Walker Books in 2012
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20082962
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
230 pages
Isbn
9780763661694
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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