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The Big Fib (I Like to Read) by Tim Hamilton
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The Big Fib (I Like to Read)

by Tim Hamilton

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Tell the truth and you might get some milk and cookies. ( )
  Sullywriter | May 22, 2015 |
Miss Finn's empty boxes become the means by which a boy and his dog make a train, car, jet and a big mess. Miss Finn comes out to find the big mess and the boy said that it was caused by a big wind - it was his big fib. But in the end the truth prevails and everyone is friends. The illustrations in this early reader are energetic with great details. This is a fun, adventurous book for all young readers.

This is a wonderful book for young readers who are learning to read independently. There is a great plot with wonderful action with a bit of a lesson, thrown in for fun. I enjoyed reading this book and recalling how I used to have fun playing with the leftover cardboard boxes, and I think most young readers would have a story or two of their own to share on this subject as well. This would be a great book for a small group of students to read independently and then share their own stories about what they made out of boxes (or blankets) when they were playing. ( )
  zsvandyk | Apr 23, 2015 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0823429393, Hardcover)

After making a mess in an elderly neighbor's yard, a boy learns the value of telling the truth and gains a new friend in the process.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:04:27 -0400)

After playing with Miss Finn's discarded boxes and making a mess, her young neighbors first lie about their misdeed and then make things right.

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