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· Yearling
· Trade Paperback · Ages 7-10 years
· September 9, 2008 · $6.99 · 978-0-385-73661-9 (0-385-73661-4)

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

Lumphy is a stuffed buffalo. StingRay is a stuffed stingray. And Plastic... well, Plastic isn't quite sure what she is. They all belong to the Little Girl who lives on the high bed with the fluffy pillows.

Together is best for these three best friends. Together they look things up in the dictionary, explore the basement, and argue about the meaning of life. And together they face dogs, school, television commercials, the vastness of the sea and the terrifying bigness of the washing machine.

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“Utterly delightful . . . bound to be a favorite with any child who has ever adored an inanimate object.”—School Library Journal, Starred

“An entertaining look at identity, friendship, and belonging.” —Publishers Weekly, Starred

AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY

Emily Jenkins is the author of numerous highly acclaimed books for children. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Paul O. Zelinsky’s retelling of the classic fairy tale, Rapunzel, received the 1998 Caldecott Medal. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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