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
"Stanley Potts's uncle Ernie has developed an over-the-top fascination with canning fish in the house, and life at 69 Fish Quay Lane has turned barmy. But there's darkness in the madness, and when Uncle Ernie's obsession takes an unexpectedly cruel turn, Stan has no choice but to leave. As he journeys away from the life he's always known, he mingles with a carnival full of eccentric characters and 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?"--Description from Amazon.com
Tone
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10186073
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Almond, David
Dewey number
823.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
550L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Reading level
3.7
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Jeffers, Oliver
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Runaway children
  • Carnivals
  • Apprentices
  • Eccentrics and eccentricities
  • Piranhas
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The boy who swam with piranhas, David Almond ; illustrated by Oliver Jeffers
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
230 pages, 4 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780763661694
Lccn
2012947721
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
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
230 pages, 4 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780763661694
Lccn
2012947721
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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