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The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash (original 1980; edition 1992)

by Trinka Hakes Noble, Steven Kellogg (Illustrator)

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Title:The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash
Authors:Trinka Hakes Noble
Other authors:Steven Kellogg (Illustrator)
Info:Puffin (1992), Edition: Reprint, Paperback, 32 pages
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The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash by Trinka Hakes Noble (1980)



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So funny! I smile every time I read it! ( )
  katieloucks | Feb 26, 2016 |
Cute story, written as a conversation between a girl and her mother about the things that transpired during a school field trip. The colorful illustrations leave you laughing out loud, while the child's matter-of-fact descriptions give the story an authentic feel. Easily a favorite! ( )
  Ermina | Feb 25, 2016 |
This book is about a class that went on a field trip to the farm. Jimmy brought his boa along and he escaped and everything then went downhill from there. This is a really cool picture book that is appropriate for K-3rd grade. Children can read along or have the book read to them. ( )
  Ryanscheafer | Dec 20, 2015 |
28 months - O really likes this story. It's very much over the top for crazy story. I on the other hand thought it was just ok and I'm not a huge fan of the illustration style. ( )
  maddiemoof | Oct 20, 2015 |
I really liked this book a lot. It was really funny and enjoyable to read. One thing I like about it was definitely the plot of the story. It was this girl telling her mom how her field trip at the farm went. The story was a long elaborate story with some crazy scenarios happening. For example, a cow started crying because it got hit with a haystack and the pigs ate all of the kid’s lunches. This would be fun for children to read. I also enjoyed the illustrations. They were really elaborate but they used bright colors and were also kind of funny. The overall theme of this book is using your imagination and friendship. ( )
  david.endres | Dec 1, 2014 |
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Jimmy's boa constrictor wreaks havoc on the class trip to a farm.

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