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The Resource The great and only Barnum : the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P.T. Barnum, by Candace Fleming ; illustrated by Ray Fenwick

The great and only Barnum : the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P.T. Barnum, by Candace Fleming ; illustrated by Ray Fenwick

Label
The great and only Barnum : the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P.T. Barnum
Title
The great and only Barnum
Title remainder
the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P.T. Barnum
Statement of responsibility
by Candace Fleming ; illustrated by Ray Fenwick
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Biography of P.T. Barnum, showman and founder of the Barnum & Bailey Circus. Readers can visit Barnum's American Museum; meet Tom Thumb, the miniature man (only 39 in. tall) and his tinier bride (32 in.); experience the thrill Barnum must have felt when, at age 60, he joined the circus; and discover Barnum's legacy
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2010
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2010
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
325460
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fleming, Candace
Dewey number
  • 791.3092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
Ages 8-12
LC call number
GV1811.B3
LC item number
F55 2009
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Fenwick, Ray
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Barnum, P. T.
  • Circus owners
Target audience
pre adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P.T. Barnum
Label
The great and only Barnum : the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P.T. Barnum, by Candace Fleming ; illustrated by Ray Fenwick
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 144-145) and index
Contents
"I am a showman" -- That Barnum boy -- The apprentice showman -- A visit to the American Museum -- Humbug! -- A miniature man and a nightingale -- The man behind the curtain -- Endings and beginnings -- Circus man -- Come to the circus -- The egress
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
151 p.
Isbn
9780375841972
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008-45847
Note
Yalsa award finalist, 2010
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm270129826
  • 4413-66960
  • (OCoLC)270129826
  • BK0008114232
  • (OCoLC)ocn270129826
  • (OCoLC)270129826
  • (Pol)125232
  • 15510613
  • (OUa)vtls000750545
  • (OCoLC)ocn270129826
Label
The great and only Barnum : the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P.T. Barnum, by Candace Fleming ; illustrated by Ray Fenwick
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 144-145) and index
Contents
"I am a showman" -- That Barnum boy -- The apprentice showman -- A visit to the American Museum -- Humbug! -- A miniature man and a nightingale -- The man behind the curtain -- Endings and beginnings -- Circus man -- Come to the circus -- The egress
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
151 p.
Isbn
9780375841972
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008-45847
Note
Yalsa award finalist, 2010
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm270129826
  • 4413-66960
  • (OCoLC)270129826
  • BK0008114232
  • (OCoLC)ocn270129826
  • (OCoLC)270129826
  • (Pol)125232
  • 15510613
  • (OUa)vtls000750545
  • (OCoLC)ocn270129826

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