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The family under the bridge

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Harper & Row,
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1989, c1958.
1st Harper Trophy ed.

The heartwarming and memorable Newbery Honor-winning book about finding family in the unlikeliest places, featuring artwork by beloved illustrator Garth Williams.

Armand, an old Parisian living on the streets of Paris, relished his solitary life. He begged and did odd jobs for money to keep himself warm and fed, and he liked his carefree life.

Then one day just before Christmas, a struggling mother and her three children walked into his life. Though he tried to ignore their troubles, Armand soon found himself caring for the family and sharing his unusual home under the bridge with them. 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.

Children will treasure this warm and funny adventure of family, freedom, and Santa Claus. The book includes illustrations by Garth Williams, the acclaimed illustrator of E. B. White's Charlotte's Web and Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House series, among many other books.

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full_title family under the bridge
author carlson natalie savage
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lastUpdate 2018-01-05 04:19:24AM

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subject_facet Paris (France) -- Fiction, Tramps -- Fiction
title_display The family under the bridge
title_full The family under the bridge / Natalie Savage Carlson ; pictures by Garth Williams
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