A big, green ball of string becomes a most unusual soccer ball in this imaginative picture book. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Dr seuss beginner books random house, i can read it all by myself for beginning readers. If you like this you might like external links author. A town in wisconsin has a huge ball of string that they are very proud of. It starts with a boy and a little bit of string, but its not long enough to make anything. Despite the attraction itself being destroyed by fire in 1933, the community of the bottle, alabama still bears the name of its famous attraction. When the move is complete, the ball will be back in public view for the first time in over 30 years. Interested in playing soccer but lacking a ball, george makes do with a big ball of string. Big ball of string 1st printing in dust jacket 1958. After winding a large ball of string, a young boy has fun find. A big ball of string 1958 by marion holland youtube. A big ball of string is full of ideas on what a kid can do with a big ball of string.
Rhythmic, readaloud text describes georges dribbling adventures around townfrom his home to main street, to the park and back again. People are still raving about a big ball of string. Roy mckie author illustrator and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. The big ball of string by ross mueller 2005, hardcover. Beginner books contentsshow description after winding a large ball of string, a young boy has fun finding ways of using it. It is written with simple phonetics and sight words, making it a great book for the child just starting to read. Big ball of string 1st printing in dust jacket 1958 rare.
I think the ball of string story in the book is more of a hint than a real story, the real story imo is how everything is tied together or can related in some way or another to the chase. Hollands bestknown books were a big ball of string. A big ball of string beginner books paperback november 7, 1984 by marion holland author visit amazons marion holland page. Addenda updated 42599 corrections updated 5 contents. There is a flood one day and the ball of string is washed downriver. A big ball of string by marion holland 1958 and 1992 original edition, written and illustrated by marion holland. This wonderful rhyming story shows how a boy sick in bed can still find ways to do fun things with something as simple as string. Accompanied by four other early printings in random houses beginner book series including.
A big ball of string by marion holland librarything. Forrest fenns big ball of string time ball reference. Marion holland july 17, 1908 april 6, 1989 was an american childrens book writer and illustrator from washington, dc. This guided meditation for children is designed to help kids understand that they can talk to god at any time and about anything. Eastmans sam and the firefly 1958, benjamin elkins the big jump and other stories illustrated by katherine evans. Largest ball of string, not twine, weston, missouri. A big ball of string paperback january 1, 1993 by marion holland author visit amazons marion holland page. Big ball of string the storefront is under construction and there are sheets pulled over the windows. Payne of valley view, texas, usa between 1989 and 1992. A town down river finds it and they try and keep the ball of string. All records listed on our website are current and uptodate. In cawker city, kansas, frank stoeber created a ball that had 1.
Order a big ball of string by marion holland for your student today. The big ball of string, by ross mueller, illustrated by. Imagine all the amazing things you could do if only you had a huge ball of string. Finleys ball is probably the largest ball of string as opposed to rope or yarn or plastic cord in the world, distinguishing it from the creations of compulsive twine winders such as james kotera, or frank stoeber, or francis johnson. The best part of the story is how the original town gets the ball of string back. A big ball of string vintage kids books my kid loves. The giant ball is a popular tourist destination until a thunderstorm floods the town creek, washing the string downstream to the town of cornwall. An exlibrary book and may have standard library stamps and. Thank you amazon for opening the world to let us find rareout of print books. Childrens story about a boy who pulls string and skips. A big ball of string beginner books 9780394800059 by holland, marion and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices. When he gets sick with a cold and finds himself bedbound, he figures out that he can do anything and everything with a ball of string, virtually all. Find a big ball of string beginner books 0394800052 by holland, marion.
A big ball of string beginner books hardcover september 12, 1958 by marion holland author visit amazons marion holland page. String theory available from cambridge university press. Both editions were brought out by beginner books, a division of random house and the home of the cat in the hat. You can see the ball of string from the side, but all of the lincoln memorabilia was gone.
The ball of red string is a simply but beautifully written guided meditation for children that takes little ones on an imaginative journey to a quiet place where they meet jesus. This is a fun book with lots of great memories for me. A big ball of string beginner books holland, marion on. Marion holland after winding a large ball of string, a young boy has fun finding ways of using it. At sonlight we have a wide selection of readaloud books for your student to enjoy.
Octavo, nicely illustrated thruout by marion holland. The boy creates remote door openers and artistic decorations and other things simply by using his imagination. A big ball of string by marion holland is a wonderful rhyming story that shows how a boy sick in bed can still find ways to do fun things with something as simple as string. This book has been passed on to all the little boys in our family and they just love it. The cornwallians decide to run with this stroke of luck, and claim the string as their own. A big ball of string by marion holland, 9780394800059, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Pages can include considerable notesin pen or highlighterbut the notes cannot obscure the text. Cawker city built an openair gazebo over stoebers ball where every august a twineathon is held and more twine is added to the ball. Wanting to play soccer but lacking a ball, george makes do with the titular big ball of string.
The boy creates remote door openers and artistic decorations and other things simply by. Buy a big ball of string by marion holland online at alibris. Rhythmic, readaloud text describes georges dribbling adventures around town, from his home, to main street, to the park, and back again. There, they can share with jesus anything that is on their minds. It encourages young children to use their own imaginations and it is easily readable by a beginning reader.
A big, green ball of string becomes a most unusual soccer ball in this imaginative and enchanting picture book. Built in 1924, the bottle, also known as the nehi inn, was one of the first worlds largest roadside attractions. A big ball of string by marion holland and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. A big ball of string is a fantastic book for the early reader. A big ball of string hardcover january 1, 1958 by marion holland author, illustrator visit amazons marion holland page.1083 1426 314 621 370 205 799 1424 221 1064 1314 445 888 1078 245 1371 468 545 1128 1273 576 776 137 1320 358 302 581 20 1335 850 1380