by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Does your best friend have two legs or four legs?  Read about these special friendships:  We Go Together!, When I Was Five, Hachiko and When Stravinskey Met Nijinsky.

  • Format: Boxed Set
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780544538894
  • ISBN-10: 0544538897
  • Pages: 144
  • Publication Date: 07/31/2014
  • Carton Quantity: 16
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    This set includes:  When Stravinskey Met :  Two Artists, Their Ballet, and One Extraordinary Riot, Hachiko:  The Story of a Loyal Dog, When I Was Five, and We Go Together!:  A Curious Selection of Affectionate Verse.
    When Stravinskey Met :  Two Artists, Their Ballet, and One Extraordinary Riot by Lauren Stringer
    Composer Stravinsky and choreographer Nijinsky, Russian comrades, worked together to bring a very different and new ballet to a Parisian audience -- and rioting filled the streets!
    Hachiko:  The Story of a Loyal Dog by Pamela Turner, Yan Nascimbene
    Imagine walking to the same place every day, to meet your best friend.  Imagine watching hundreds of people pass by every morning and every afternoon.  Imagine waiting, and waiting, and waiting.  For ten yeares.  This is what Hachiko did. Hachiko was a real dog who lived in Tokyo, a dog who faithfully waited for his owner at the Shibuya train station long after his owner could not come to meet him. He becaome famous for his loyalty and was adored by scores of people who passed through the station every day. This is Hachiko's story through the eyes of Kentaro, a young boy whose life is changed forever by this friendship with this very special dog.  Simply told, and illustrated with Yan Nascimbene's lush watercolors, the legend of Hachiko will touch your heart and inspire you as it has inspired thousands all over the world.
    When I Was Five by Arthur Howard
    When Jeremy was five he wanted to be an astronaut or a cowboy -- or both.  And he had a best friend named Mark.  But now he's six and wants to be a major-league baseball player or a deep-sea diver.  Jeremy knows things change as you grow up, but some things just might stay the same -- like your best friend.

    We Go Together!:  A Curious Selection of Affectionate Verse  by Calef Brown

    A collection of illustrated poems of love and friendship teeming with wit, whimsy, and wordplay from New York Time's bestselling author-illustrator, Calef Brown.

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