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Thing-Thing by Cary Fagan
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Thing-Thing

by Cary Fagan

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This cute book could be a fun read aloud for young children and has a great theme of anti-materialism.
  pgreenley | Feb 3, 2011 |
Reviewed by Gwyneth Evans (Quill & Quire, July/Aug. 2008,Vol. 74, No. 6).
'told and illustrated in an unsentimental, funny, and contemporary style'

Reviewed by Sarah Ellis (The Horn Book, Sept./Oct. 2008, Vol. 84, No. 5)
'the crowded chaos of a city, a mosaic of moments of comedy, tragedy, and romance.'

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0887768393, Hardcover)

Thing-Thing was neither a Teddy bear nor a rabbit; not a stuffed dog or cat. It was something like each of those, and nothing at all you could name. But it had something special. It had the hope that one day it would find a child to love it and talk to it and make it tea parties and take it to bed. A child it could love back.

Certainly Archibald Crimp was not that child. He had just thrown Thing-Thing out the open sixth-floor window of the Excelsior Hotel.

Oh, dear, thought Thing-Thing to itself. This is bad, this is very bad.

Cary Fagan and Nicolas Debon have created a story so rich in words and images that, despite taking place in a matter of seconds, Thing-Thing will be remembered as vividly as a child’s favorite toy.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:21:27 -0400)

"Thing-Thing was neither a Teddy bear nor a rabbit; not a stuffed dog or cat. It was something like each of those, and nothing at all you could name. But it had something special. It had hope that one day it would find a child to love it and talk to it and make it tea parties and take it to bed..."--Jacket.… (more)

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