The Trumpet of the Swan: Full Color Edition

by E. B. White

On Sale: 10/02/2001

The Trumpet of the Swan: Full Color Edition

by E. B. White

illustrated by Fred Marcellino

On Sale: 10/02/2001

Format:

ALA Notable Children’s Book

William Allen White Children's Book Award (Kansas)

Library of Congress Children’s Books

Sequoyah Children's Book Award (Oklahoma)

New York Times Outstanding Book

Young Hoosier Book Award (Indiana)

About the Book

The delightful classic by E. B. White, author of Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little, about overcoming obstacles and the joy of music. This edition features Fred Marcellino's gorgeous illustrations in full color!

Like the rest of his family, Louis is a trumpeter swan. But unlike his four brothers and sisters, Louis can't trumpet joyfully. In fact, he can't even make a sound. And since he can't trumpet his love, the beautiful swan Serena pays absolutely no attention to him.

Louis tries everything he can think of to win Serena's affection—he even goes to school to learn to read and write. But nothing seems to work. Then his father steals him a real brass trumpet. Is a musical instrument the key to winning Louis his love?

"We, and our children, are lucky to have this book." —John Updike

The Trumpet of the Swan joins E. B. White favorites Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little as classic illustrated novels that continue to speak to today's readers. Whether you curl up with your young reader to share these books or hand them off for independent reading, you are helping to create what are likely to be all-time favorite reading memories.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780064410946
  • ISBN 10: 0064410943
  • Imprint: HarperCollins
  • On Sale: 10/02/2001
  • Pages: 272
  • List Price:12.50 CAD
  • Ages: 8 to 12
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / General
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE FICTION / General
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE FICTION / Classics

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