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Homer Price

Homer Price

Homer Price by Robert McCloskey (Puffin, reissue 1976, originally published in 1943). $5.99.
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Homer Price's six sidesplitting exploits included here will keep your child reading and rolling in the aisles. Author of many wonderful books, including the award-winning Make Way for Ducklings and Blueberries for Sal, Robert McCloskey was truly inspired by his funny bone when he wrote these stories. 160 pages.

— Danielle Marshall and the Kids' Team at

Comments from readers

"My daughter listened to this book on audio in 2nd grade, she loved it. "