George and Martha Round and Round

George and Martha Round and Round

by James Marshall

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Overview


Five vignettes continue the adventures of George and Martha, the two lovable hippos and their strong friendship.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780395584101
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 04/28/1991
Series: George and Martha Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 299,945
Product dimensions: 8.06(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.16(d)
Lexile: 440L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 7 Years

About the Author


James Marshall (1942–1992) created dozens of exuberant and captivating books for children, including The Stupids, Miss Nelson Is Missing!, and the ever-popular George and Martha books. Before creating his canon of classic, hilarious children’s books, James Marshall played the viola, studied French, and received a master’s degree from Trinity College. He also doodled. It was the doodles, and the unforgettable characters that emerged from them, that led him to his life’s work as one of the finest creators of children’s books of the twentieth century. In 2007, James Marshall was posthumously awarded the Laura Ingalls Wilder medal for his lasting contribution to literature for children.

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"Marshall's illustrations are as wonderful, witty, and wise as his text." Kirkus Reviews with Pointers

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George and Martha Round and Round 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
brittneydufrene on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
The book shows how important a friend really is. Even though you may get into fights you should always learn to forgive and forget. I love the characters and how they are animals. I think books with animals as the characters are more eye catching to a young child and keeps them interested in the story being read.
adge73 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
George and Martha are so, so funny. This one had me in stitches; it reminds me a lot of my frienship with Jason, which has similar moments of ridiculousness.