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Rufus the Writer by Elizabeth Bram

Rufus the Writer

by Elizabeth Bram

Other authors: Chuck Groenink (Illustrator)

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This is a cute story of a boy who sets up a story booth and "sells" his stories to his friends. Each friend that stops by gets a custom story based on something they have said or done with the author. The book alternates between telling the story, and showing the stories that the boy is writing. Children will enjoy the colorful illustrations and may be inspired to write stories of their own. ( )
  Tessa.Johnson | Feb 4, 2017 |
Rufus decided to open a writing stand. He would write a story for each of his friends in exchange for whatever they wanted to give him. I loved this book because it urges children to explore their imagination and write stories. Maybe they will even open up a story stand of their own. ( )
  hspanier | Oct 18, 2015 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 038537853X, Hardcover)

Want to encourage a child to write creatively? Introduce him to Rufus! The joy of writing (and reading) fills every page of this charming picture book.
Why have a lemonade stand when you can have a story stand? That’s what Rufus, a boy with a big imagination, decides. And once he’s in business, he starts creating little gems for his friends and family. Millie and Walter trade a shell for his story called “Why Orange Is the Best Color.” Rufus writes little sister Annie a story for her birthday about a girl who shrinks to the size of a teacup. Sara trades flowers for a story about a family of buttons. And then they all sit down and read the wonderful stories together.

(retrieved from Amazon Tue, 07 Jul 2015 17:50:33 -0400)

Rather than a lemonade stand, Rufus sets up a story stand one summer and makes a series of trades with his friends--a story for a shell, for a kitten, for a surprise, and one more as a special birthday gift for his sister.

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