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Includes the names: Davin Scillian, Devin Scillian

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Works by Devin Scillian

A is for America: An American Alphabet (2001) 605 copies, 4 reviews
Memoirs of a Goldfish (2011) 580 copies, 37 reviews
H is for Honor: A Military Family Alphabet (2006) 373 copies, 8 reviews
P is for Passport: A World Alphabet (2003) 301 copies, 5 reviews
Memoirs of an Elf (2014) 234 copies
Memoirs of a Hamster (2013) 222 copies, 4 reviews
One Nation: America by the Numbers (1800) 178 copies, 2 reviews
S is for Sooner: An Oklahoma Alphabet (2003) 99 copies, 2 reviews
S is for Sunflower: A Kansas Alphabet (2004) 89 copies, 1 review
Westward Journeys (2013) 64 copies
Fibblestax (2000) 55 copies, 2 reviews
Pappy's Handkerchief (2007) 49 copies, 1 review
Memoirs of a Parrot (2016) 39 copies
Memoirs of a Tortoise (2020) 39 copies
Brewster the Rooster (2007) 27 copies, 1 review
Johnny Kaw: A Tall Tale (2013) 23 copies, 2 reviews
Cosmo's Moon Edition 1. (2003) 19 copies
A Parliament of Owls (2022) 12 copies, 1 review
Missile Toe: A Very Confused Christmas (2017) 3 copies, 1 review
Back Roads, Country Toads (2019) 3 copies

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What a great book for teaching about the name groupings of animals. Some are obvious, others are less so. Some went with the secondary name...it's cool!!
 
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msgabbythelibrarian | Jun 11, 2023 |
Our smartmouthed goldfish friend starts out alone in his bowl, where he swims around it--twice. But apparently eager pet owners are adding item after item to it, until he's crowded out. Finally rescued into a separate bowl, he feels relieved, but then worries about his former bowl mates (props for the 'they need me to make guppy bottles and change guppy diapers' line). Fortunately, they are all reunited in a much bigger aquarium, with an additional surprise.
Author Scillian captures a child's-- or anybody's-- frustration of being crowded in with a lot of others (and their stuff) as well as the counterbalancing feeling of being part of a family or group with funny dialog, accompanied by Tim Bowers' humorous illustrations. Even my 12 year old smiled and sniggered.… (more)
 
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