Going, Going, Gone! by Judy Blume - The Pain and The Great One Series, First Edition Childrens Books, American Library Association, Teachers


First edition of Going, Going, Gone! With The Pain And The Great One by Judy Blume: Seven funny stories with Abigail and Jacob and family.

Written by Judy Blume, illustrated by James Stevenson. Stated first edition, first printing, 2008. Delacorte Press, an imprint of Random House Children's Books.

Going, Going, Gone! is the third book of Judy Blume's series, The Pain and The Great One. To her brother Jacob Edward, Abigail's the Great One because she thinks she's so great - "I don't think it, I know it!" - and to Abigail, he's the Pain, "even if he lives to be one hundred years old". In this collection of seven funny stories, Abigail, Jacob and parents go to the beach, the mall, a county fair, Grandpa's, and the emergency room.

Complete series:

The Pain and The Great One
Soupy Saturdays with the Pain and the Great One
Cool Zone with the Pain and the Great One
Going, Going, Gone! the Pain and the Great One
Friend or Fiend? the Pain and the Great One

Blume has received an American Library Association award for lifetime achievement, the Library of Congress living legends award, and a National Book Foundation medal for distinguished contribution to American letters.

James Stevenson's illustrations are alive and fun, a perfect fit for this book. He's written and illustrated more than 100 books, and delighted and enlightened readers of The New Yorker with his covers and cartoons for over forty years.

Blume joins illustrious literary company on the American Library Association's list of the most frequently challenged authors of the 21st century, which includes some of my favorite writers:

Maya Angelou
Suzanne Collins
Roald Dahl
Harper Lee
Aldous Huxley
Walter Dean Meyers
J.K. Rowling
J.D. Sallinger
Maurce Sendak
John Steinbeck
Mark Twain

Connect with Judy Blume at Goodreads: goodreads.com/author/show/12942.Judy_Blume

Condition*: Near Fine/Near Fine. One page was dog-eared. The dust jacket shows only minor shelf wear.

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