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The Family Under the Bridge : Trophy Book - Natalie Savage Carlson

The Family Under the Bridge

Trophy Book

Paperback Published: 1st February 1989
ISBN: 9780064402507
Number Of Pages: 128
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old

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This is the delightfully warm and enjoyable story of an old Parisian named Armand, who relished his solitary life. Children, he said, were like starlings, and one was better off without them.
But the children who lived under the bridge recognized a true friend when they met one, even if the friend seemed a trifle unwilling at the start. And it did not take Armand very long to realize that he had gotten himself ready-made family; one that he loved with all his heart, and one for whom he would have to find a better home than the bridge.

Armand and the children's adventures around Paris -- complete with gypsies and a Santa Claus -- make a story which children will treasure.

Industry Reviews

"Told with warmth and humor. A charming and memorable story."?- "ALA Booklist""A thoroughly delightful story of humor and sentiment Garth Williams' illustrations are perfect." --"School Library Journal"

ISBN: 9780064402507
ISBN-10: 0064402509
Series: Trophy Book
Audience: Children
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old
For Grades: 4 - 6
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 1st February 1989
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 19.1 x 13.7  x 0.7
Weight (kg): 0.09