Mangaboom

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By Charlotte Pomerantz
Publisher Greenwillow Books
Mangaboom
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Daniel is walking in the woods one day when he comes upon the biggest mango tree hes ever seen. But even more amazing is it occupant, a lady giant named Mangaboom. Shes nineteen feet tall. She speaks Spanish and English. She like to skinnydip and turn cartwheels on the beach.Holy mo, Daniel says. Hes never met a giant before, much less one as fabulous as Mangaboom. As it turns out, Daniel and his new friend have a lot in commonwhich is more than Mangabooms three bumbling gentlemen suitors can say.Here is a story as charming and largerthanlife as Mangaboom herself. Equally captiviating are the exquisite painting for this original tale.Daniel befriends a gentle giant who lives in a mango tree. As it turns out, Daniel and his nineteenfoottall friend have a lot in commonwhich is more than Mangabooms three bumbling gentleman suitors can say. An original story with the flavor of a Puerto Rican folktale, with spectacular paintings by the Caldecott honor medalist.

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2116 words2,116 words
40 pages40 pages
Lexile AD590LLexile AD590L
Published 1997Published 1997

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Book ISBN:

0688129560

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