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The Great Brain Does It Again

Written by John D. Fitzgerald & illustrated by Mercer Mayer
Published by Yearling
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Jan 1, 1976
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Pages
8-12
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In turn-of-the-century Mormon Utah, Tom’s great brain comes up with eight more schemes, most of them concerned with earning money.

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funny and humorous
Genres:
fiction

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Who Wrote The Great Brain Does It Again

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John D. Fitzgerald

John D. Fitzgerald was born in Utah and lived there until he left at eighteen to begin a series of interesting careers ranging from jazz drummer to foreign correspondent. His stories of The Great Brain were based on his own childhood in Utah with a conniving older brother named Tom. These reminiscences led to eight memorable Great Brain books. John D. Fitzgerald also wrote several best-selling adult books, including <i>Papa Married a Mormon</i>. He died in Florida, his home of many years, at the age of eighty-one.

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Who Illustrated The Great Brain Does It Again

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Mercer Mayer

MERCER MAYER began writing and illustrating children’s books in 1966, and since then, he has published over 300 titles. Readers can open almost any of his award-winning books and out may pop dragons, cuddly monsters, wonderful creatures, and endearing critters. Drawing from his own childhood adventures for inspiration, Mayer created one of children’s books most cherished characters, Little Critter. He currently lives in Connecticut.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780440429838
Publication Date:
January 1, 1976
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0440429838

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