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The wonderful O. by James Thurber

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Published by Simon and Schuster in New York .
Written in English

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Edition Notes


StatementIllustrated by Marc Simont.
The Physical Object
Pagination72 p.
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23248823M

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  " The Wonderful O, published in , is a tale for children, and a reminder for adults, of the joys of love, liberty, language and, not least, humor. It has pirates and treasure and magic and a message that especially in complacent times must not be forgotten Cited by: 2. The Wonderful O by James Thurber and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Some of the published credits of James Thurber include Last Flower a Parable In Pictures, Thurber Country, The Wonderful O (Unabridged). View James Thurber's profile About Marc Simont (Illustrator): Marc Simont is a published author, illustrator, photographer, and a translator of children's books.4/5(). The book is readable – no torn pages or covers. Some scuffing on covers, corners and spines. Don't forget that the price listed includes US shipping charges so no additional charges will be added at check out. THE WONDERFUL O. by JAMES THURBER. Illustrated by Marc Simont. HARDBACK This is a great book to add to any home or classroom Rating: % positive.

"The Wonderful O" is a delightful book for our younger readers about a dastardly group of pirates who invade the island of Ooroo looking for treasure. Oh wow, with a name like Ooroo, this place is just asking for trouble. Black, the pirate chief, hates the letter O, so he consolidate his capture and takeover of Ooroo by banishing from speech 4/5(15). The Wonderful O is another of his fables for our time and our children, as fancifully charming as his earlier Many Moons. This time, Thurber creates a villainous pirate crew, headed by a vicious leader, Black. Intent on destroying all things spelled with the letter O, Black and his henchmen are after treasure buried on an island.   The Wonderful O is the fifth and final short book for children by James Thurber. I reviewed the other to appear in the Books list earlier, The 13 Clocks. In this fairy tale Thurber takes us along with a couple of pirates, Littlejack and Black. Littlejack is definitely pirate material, with a . Books. Fiction. Click photo to enlarge. Published at $ Your Price $ (Save $) Add to Cart + Add to Wishlist. THE WONDERFUL O. James Thurber. Novel. A classic tale by the great American humorist, about an island society robbed of the wonders of the letter O, and two louts who try to lock up the language--and lose. Ages 10 & up. Illus.

  Book Overview The man with the map & the man with the ship sailed for the island rich with sapphires, emeralds & rubies. Their vessel was called AEIU, which has every vowel but O. The owner hated O because his mother had become wedged in a porthole & they couldn't pull her in, so they had to push her out.5/5(5). The Wonderful O by James Thurber starting at $ The Wonderful O has 5 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.   "O, wonderful! James Thurber's grown-up kids' books, "The Wonderful O" and "The 13 Cloc"ks, long out of print, are back -- rich with ogres and oligarchs, riddles and wit. What distinguishes them is not just quixotic imagination butThurber's inimitable delight in language/5(K). Get this from a library! The wonderful O. [James Thurber; Marc Simont] -- Relates what happened when an evil sea captain banished the letter O from the island Ooroo.