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Sam, Bangs & Moonshine (Owlet Book) (original 1966; edition 1971)

by Evaline Ness, Evaline Ness (Illustrator)

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Title:Sam, Bangs & Moonshine (Owlet Book)
Authors:Evaline Ness
Other authors:Evaline Ness (Illustrator)
Info:Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (1971), Paperback, 48 pages
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As a child with a very active imagination, and a propensity for telling tall tales, I was given this book. It is a lovely story of a little girl finding out how to balance imagination and truth. Still one of my favorite childhood books. ( )
  MrsLee | May 1, 2016 |
Sam always told stories that were untrue. These tales of moonshine brought a great deal of trouble to her cat Bangs and her friend Thomas. In the end she learned that "moonshine" or lying was wrong and finally began telling the truth. ( )
  dbuster | Apr 20, 2016 |
This story is an example of realistic fiction because many children can relate to imaginary friends or pets as well as making up lies. The book is a great story that children will be able to comprehend and understand about lying and listening to those who watch out for them. The illustrations are not very bright but help set the mood of the story. Media: ink wash ( )
  CrystalBrooks | Mar 30, 2016 |
Genre: Realistic Fiction
Age: Kinder-5th
Summary: This book tells the story of a young girl who has a vivid imagination and how she must learn the difference between the truth and stories.
  ecarlson2014 | Nov 21, 2015 |
34 months - a story about learning the difference between imaginary play and lies that can result in trouble or danger. The illustrations are dated but still enjoyable prints. The story is also dated as most publishers and authors avoid stories where kids or animals might die. Who hasn't read the reviews of parent outrage on books such as Babar. I'm kind of surprised being that this is a Caldecott award winner there isn't new editions of this book. We read a first edition library copy with a pocket for a library cars in it. ( )
  maddiemoof | Oct 20, 2015 |
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On a small island, near a large harbor, there once lived a fisherman's little daughter (names Samantha, but always called Sam), who had the reckless habit or lying.
On a small island, near a large harbor, there once lived a fisherman's little daughter (named Samantha, but always called Sam), who had the reckless habit of lying.
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This book shares an ISBN with Clinical Guide to Lab Test by Norbert W. Tietz.
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Samantha (known as Sam) is a fisherman’s daughter who dreams rich and lovely dreams--moonshine, her father says. But when her tall stories bring disaster to her friend Thomas and her cat Bangs, Sam learns to distinguish between moonshine and reality.
 
Sam, Bangs & Moonshine is the winner of the 1967 Caldecott Medal.

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Relates the experiences of a little girl as she learns to tell the difference between makebelieve and real life.

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