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The Funny Thing

$16.99 USD

When good-natured mountain dweller Bobo meets a mysterious "aminal" one day, he is disturbed by the creature's naughty habit of eating good children's dolls. He sets about to create a compassionate solution by combining all of the lovely foods he makes for the creatures of the countryside: seed puddings for the little birds, cabbage salads for the rabbits, nut cakes for the squirrels, and little cheeses for the mice. Then he rolls them into little balls and presents these "jum-jils" to the creature, hoping they will satisfy its cravings –– will they work as intended?

Readers will be charmed by the humor and detailed illustrations of American author Wanda Ga'g (1893-1946), a pioneer in children's book writing.

• Hardcover

• 32 pages

• Ideal for ages 5-6 years

Of Special Note: 10% of sales from this book will be used to fund the educational needs of children living in rural Nepal. Working directly with our makers there, we will be an active part of ensuring that all donated funds will go to improving their village school, including hiring of teachers, providing school supplies, and sponsoring children that would otherwise be financially unable to receive an education. We thank you for partnering with us in helping Nepal’s rising generation!

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