The Trumpet of the Swan E. B. White

The Trumpet of the Swan

Author: E. B. White
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Book Title
The Trumpet of the Swan
Author
E. B. White
ISBN
9780060289355
The delightful classic by E. B. White, author of Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little, about overcoming obstacles and the joy of music. Now featuring gorgeous illustrations by Fred Marcellino Like the rest of his family, Louis is a trumpeter swan. But unlike his four brothers and sisters, Louis can't trumpet joyfully. In fact, he can't even make a sound. And since he can't trumpet his love, the beautiful swan Serena pays absolutely no attention to him.Louis tries everything he can think of to win Serena's affection--he even goes to school to learn to read and write. But nothing seems to work. Then his father steals him a real brass trumpet. Is a musical instrument the key to winning Louis his love?We, and our children, are lucky to have this book. --John UpdikeBinding Type: HardcoverAuthor: E. B. WhitePublisher: HarperCollinsPublished: 10/03/2000ISBN: 9780060289355Pages: 272Weight: 1.26lbsSize: 8.10h x 5.70w x 1.10dReview Citations: Publishers Weekly 10/30/2000 pg. 77New York Times 12/03/2000 pg. 84Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2001 pg. 318 - Superior,Well Above AverageHornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2001 pg. 318 - Superior,Well Above AverageAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 90 / Trumpet of the SwanReading Level: 4.9 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 6

The delightful classic by E. B. White, author of Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little, about overcoming obstacles and the joy of music. Now featuring gorgeous illustrations by Fred Marcellino

Like the rest of his family, Louis is a trumpeter swan. But unlike his four brothers and sisters, Louis can't trumpet joyfully. In fact, he can't even make a sound. And since he can't trumpet his love, the beautiful swan Serena pays absolutely no attention to him.

Louis tries everything he can think of to win Serena's affection--he even goes to school to learn to read and write. But nothing seems to work. Then his father steals him a real brass trumpet. Is a musical instrument the key to winning Louis his love?

We, and our children, are lucky to have this book. --John Updike



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: E. B. White
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: 10/03/2000
ISBN: 9780060289355
Pages: 272
Weight: 1.26lbs
Size: 8.10h x 5.70w x 1.10d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 10/30/2000 pg. 77
New York Times 12/03/2000 pg. 84
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2001 pg. 318 - Superior,Well Above Average
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2001 pg. 318 - Superior,Well Above Average

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 90 / Trumpet of the Swan
Reading Level: 4.9 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 6

The delightful classic by E. B. White, author of Charlotte's Web and Stuart Little, about overcoming obstacles and the joy of music. Now featuring gorgeous illustrations by Fred Marcellino

Like the rest of his family, Louis is a trumpeter swan. But unlike his four brothers and sisters, Louis can't trumpet joyfully. In fact, he can't even make a sound. And since he can't trumpet his love, the beautiful swan Serena pays absolutely no attention to him.

Louis tries everything he can think of to win Serena's affection--he even goes to school to learn to read and write. But nothing seems to work. Then his father steals him a real brass trumpet. Is a musical instrument the key to winning Louis his love?

We, and our children, are lucky to have this book. --John Updike



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: E. B. White
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: 10/03/2000
ISBN: 9780060289355
Pages: 272
Weight: 1.26lbs
Size: 8.10h x 5.70w x 1.10d

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 10/30/2000 pg. 77
New York Times 12/03/2000 pg. 84
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2001 pg. 318 - Superior,Well Above Average
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2001 pg. 318 - Superior,Well Above Average

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 90 / Trumpet of the Swan
Reading Level: 4.9 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 6