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Scuffy the Tugboat

Written by Gertrude Crampton and illustrated by Tibor Gergely
Published by Golden Books
Goodreads Rating - 4.1 / 5.0
$4.99
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Target Age
24
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Publisher Summary

One of the most beloved children’s stories ever—the classic Little Golden Book tale of Scuffy, an adventurous little tugboat.

Meant for “bigger things,” Scuffy the Tugboat leaves the man with the polka-dot tie and his little boy and sets off to explore the world. But on his daring adventure down the river, Scuffy realizes that home is where he’d rather be, sailing in his bathtub. Generations of parents and children have cherished this classic Little Golden Book, originally published in 1946.

What Kind of Book is Scuffy the Tugboat

Themes:
boats

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Who Wrote Scuffy the Tugboat

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Trivia to Know About This Book

  • What is the Little Golden Book series that Scuffy the Tugboat is a part of?

    The Little Golden Book series began in 1942 and was created with the intent to be affordable for most people, sold at twenty-five cents at everyday shopping locations. The books in this series can be recognized by their gold-foil spines.

    https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/series/LGB/little-golden-book/
  • How many copies of Scuffy the Tugboat have been sold?

    Over 7.3 million copies have been sold.

    https://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/arts/literature/20-best-selling-childrens-books5.htm
  • When was Scuffy the Tugboat first published?

    1946

    https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/66932/scuffy-the-tugboat-by-gertrude-crampton-illustrated-by-tibor-gergely/9780307020468/
  • Is there a movie adaptation of Scuffy the Tugboat?

    A movie was made in 1985, based off of the book.

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
0307020460
ISBN 13:
9780307020468
Publication Date:
January 31, 1960