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Magic Shoelaces [Paperback]

By Audrey Wood, K. L. Seegers (Translator), Dexter Weeks (Contributor), Jop Sibeyn, Clem Robins (Illustrator), Jon Tyson & Sylvia Yount
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When Matthew trades his shoelaces for magic ones that never come untied, he soon discovers that this has some disadvantages.

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Pages   32
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.25" Width: 9.75" Height: 10.5"
Weight:   0.5 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jun 15, 2005
Publisher   Child's Play International Ltd
ISBN  1904550517  
ISBN13  9781904550518  


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More About Audrey Wood, K. L. Seegers, Dexter Weeks, Jop Sibeyn, Clem Robins, Jon Tyson & Sylvia Yount


Audrey Wood AUDREY WOOD is the much-loved author of more than thirty books for children, including the bestselling The Napping House, Piggies, Heckedy Peg, and most recently, Piggy Pie Po, which she collaborated on with her husband, Don Wood. She lives in Hawaii.

In The Authors Own Words...

My first memories are of Sarasota, Florida in the winter quarters of the Ringling Brothers' Circus. I was one year old and remember it vividly. My father, an art student, was making extra income by repainting circus murals.

The people in the circus were my friends. I was bounced on the knee of the tallest man in the world and rocked in the arms of the fat lady who could not stand up. My first baby-sitters were a family of little people who lived in a trailer next to ours. They tAudrey2old me stories about the animals they worked with: Chi Chi the Chimpanzee, an elephant named Elder, and Gargantua the Gorilla.

My mother says I was a fast learner, always ahead of my age. My father taught me to swim before I could walk. I walked at seven months and climbed over a seven foot chain link fence when I was one year old. Everyone in the circus thought I was going to be a trapeze artist.

When I was two, I traveled with my parents to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, where they studied art. Spanish became my second language. Because my mother read to me every day, I fell in love with books and was reading by age three.

My parents had two more girls, which made me the oldest sister. All of us were trained in the arts: music, dance, painting, and drama. We had a miniature stage in our basement, complete with light-bulb floodlights and a dusty red velvet curtain. Admission for the plays we produced was a bargain--twenty-five cents.

When I was in the first grade, I wanted to grow up to be an artist like my father. Then, in the fourth grade, I decided I'd like to be a children's book author. As an adult who writes and illustrates children's books, I have realized both my childhood ambitions.

I got in trouble in school once for crossing out my favorite author's name and putting in mine--Audrey Brewer instead of Dr. Seuss! My great-grandfather, grandfather, and father were all professional artists. Since I am also a professional artist, there are four consecutive generations of artists in our family. However, I am the only female artist. Don On our honeymoon, I read my new husband Don Wood the classic children's book entitled At the Back of the North Wind. Seven years later, we teamed up to create our first picture book together.

When our son Bruce Robert was two years old, I began to read picture books to him. He helped to remind me of my childhood ambitions. That's when I began to write children's books seriously.

For much more detailed information about Audrey Wood, go to your public library reference desk and ask the attendant for volume fifty of Something About the Author.

Audrey Wood currently resides in Santa Barbara, in the state of California. Audrey Wood was born in 1905.

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1Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 4-8 > General
2Books > Subjects > Children > Authors & Illustrators, A-Z > ( W ) > Wood, Audrey & Don
3Books > Subjects > Children > Literature > Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery & Horror > Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
4Books > Subjects > Children > People & Places > Family Life > General
5Books > Subjects > Children > Series > Early Reader



Reviews - What do customers think about Magic Shoelaces?

Good book  Feb 23, 2008
This is a good book by Audrey Wood. I don't think it is one of her best but it is a cute story.
 
Cute not deep  Sep 24, 2002
My kids found this story cute. I have twins in kindergarten, shoe tying is a big frustration. They can both tie but get annoyed with shoes coming untied. This added a bit of humor to the situation, not a solution but there isnt one so what can you say?
 

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