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Arabel's Raven
Contributor(s): Aiken, Joan (Author), Blake, Quentin (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0152060944     ISBN-13: 9780152060947
Publisher: Clarion Books
OUR PRICE: $10.16  

Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: September 2007
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Annotation: Young Arabel's life is changed forever when her father, a taxi driver, brings home an injured bird he finds in the street. This wacky raven eats everything in sight, answers the telephone by squawking "Nevermore!" and causes chaos wherever he goes--but Arabel loves her new feathered friend, whom she names Mortimer. This is the first volume of Arabel and Mortimer's adventures, brightened with hilarious illustrations by Quentin Blake.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Humorous Stories
- Juvenile Fiction | Action & Adventure - General
- Juvenile Fiction | Animals - Birds
Dewey: FIC
LCCN: 2006102553
Age Level: 8-12
Grade Level: 3-7
Physical Information: 0.47" H x 5.14" W x 7.56" (0.39 lbs) 160 pages
Themes:
- Cultural Region - British Isles
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Table of Contents
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 117240
Reading Level: 5.7   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 4.0
 
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Publisher Description:
Young Arabel's life is changed forever when her father, a taxi driver, brings home an injured bird he finds in the street. This wacky raven eats everything in sight, answers the telephone by squawking "Nevermore " and causes chaos wherever he goes--but Arabel loves her new feathered friend, whom she names Mortimer. This is the first volume of Arabel and Mortimer's adventures, brightened with hilarious illustrations by Quentin Blake.

Contributor Bio(s): Aiken, Joan: -

Joan Aiken, daughter of the American writer Conrad Aiken, was born in Rye, Sussex, England, and has written more than sixty books for children, including The Wolves of Willoughby Chase.

 
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