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Too Much Noise by Ann McGovern
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Too Much Noise (original 1967; edition 1967)

by Ann McGovern (Author)

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Peter complains his house is too noisy so the wise man advises him to obtain some rather unusual house guests.
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Title:Too Much Noise
Authors:Ann McGovern (Author)
Info:HMH Books for Young Readers (1967), Edition: 1St Edition, 48 pages
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Too Much Noise by Ann McGovern (1967)

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    Could Anything Be Worse?: A Yiddish Tale by Marilyn Hirsh (raizel)
    raizel: Could Anything Be Worse? is my favorite version of this story. The two books make an interesting contrast.
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  ME_Dictionary | Mar 19, 2020 |
Peter goes off to the village wise man to find out what he could do about his noisy house. It seemed like a simple enough problem at the beginning, but more and more complications set in, in the forms of a donkey, a sheep, and a cow, to name a few, until it looked as though an entire farm had come to life right there in Peter’s house!
  keiry.lopez | Nov 6, 2018 |
Too Much Noise is about a man who complain about having too much noise in his house, so goes to town for help. There's lots of repetition throughout the book and a lessen learned in the end. A great read for all ages, but elementary students especially. ( )
  MollyMcConaughey | Feb 28, 2017 |
Too much noise is a great book to introduce to children because it teaches them levels of sounds. It is also a great book because it has repetition and predictable. I think children will enjoy this book because they would find it funny. The grade levels for this book would be pre-k and up. ( )
  alexisjm01 | Feb 16, 2017 |
A secular version of a Yiddish folktale, "It Could Always Be Worse," good for young children---few words and lots of repetition. The rabbi has been replaced by a wise man and the unhappy occupant of a noisy home lives alone instead of with a large family. Interesting to compare it to Marilyn Hirsh's Could Anything Be Worse?, my favorite version. ( )
  raizel | Oct 24, 2014 |
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McGovern, Annprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Gill, MadelaineIllustratormain authorsome editionsconfirmed
Taback, SimmsIllustratormain authorsome editionsconfirmed
Curtiss, RalphNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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A long time ago there was an old man. His name was Peter, and he lived in an old, old house.
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