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Toys Come Home

Being the Early Experiences of an Intelligent Stingray, a Brave Buffalo, and a Brand-New Someone Called Plastic

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Hardcover published by Schwartz & Wade (Random House Children's Books)

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Here is the third book in the highly acclaimed Toys Trilogy, which includes the companion books Toys Go Out and Toy Dance Party.

"[A] timeless story of adventure and friendship to treasure aloud or independently," raved Booklist in a starred review. Fans of the series, as well as newcomers, will happily discover how Lumphy, StingRay, and Plastic came to live with the Girl. In six linked adventures, readers will also learn how the one-eared Sheep became one-eared; watch a cranky toy meet an unfortunate end; and best of all, learn why it's okay for someone you truly love to puke on you. Here is perhaps the most charming of three inimitably charming books destined to become classics.
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Here is the third book in the highly acclaimed Toys Trilogy, which includes the companion books Toys Go Out and Toy Dance Party.

"[A] timeless story of adventure and friendship to treasure aloud or independently," raved Booklist in a starred review. Fans of the series, as well as newcomers, will happily discover how Lumphy, StingRay, and Plastic came to live with the Girl. In six linked adventures, readers will also learn how the one-eared Sheep became one-eared; watch a cranky toy meet an unfortunate end; and best of all, learn why it's okay for someone you truly love to puke on you. Here is perhaps the most charming of three inimitably charming books destined to become classics.
Product Details
Hardcover (144 pages)
Published: September 13, 2011
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Imprint: Schwartz & Wade
ISBN: 9780375962004
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