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The House Takes A Vacation [Kindle Edition]

Jacqueline Davies
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Book Description

After the Petersons leave for vacation, their house decides it wants to take a holiday, too! But the different parts of the house can’t agree on where to go. Finally, the sunporch suggests the house go to the beach. The basement refuses "to rise to the occasion," but the rest of the house follows the front door as it leads the way—and the house has a vacation that it will never forget! Adding to the appeal are Lee White’s oil and colored pencil illustrations, which bring this "home away from home" tale to a safe and sound conclusion.

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About the Author

Author Jacqueline Davies's first novel Where the Ground Meets the Sky was named an IRA-CBC Children’s Award Notable Book, a Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People (NCSS-CBC), a Bank Street College Best Children’s Book of the Year, and a Cooperative Children’s Book Center Choice. Since then she has published two picture books, The Night Is Singing and The Boy Who Drew Birds: A Story of John James Audubon. Ms. Davies lives in Needham, Massachusetts, with her husband, their three children, and their dog, Harley. Visit the author on the Web at:

Illustrator Lee White has illustrated all kinds of quirky concepts for books and magazines, including talking houses! His work on his most recent picture book Stop That Nose! was hailed as "comic oil illustrations that capture every action-packed antic of the acrobatic nose and its ensuing managerie" by Kirkus Reviews. Mr. White, a graduate of the Art Center College of Design, lives in Portland, Oregon, with his wife and their three lazy cats. To learn more about the artist, visit:

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 9997 KB
  • Print Length: 32 pages
  • Publisher: Two Lions (5 Feb. 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B008SGJGR6
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #34,567 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful book 10 Nov. 2013
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
I really enjoyed reading this engaging little book. The story is original n the illustrations are terrific. I would definitely recommend it.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant book 30 May 2014
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I really enjoyed reading this book to my 4yr old son.
The story is original. It's beautifully illustrated and has a gentle sense of humour.
I would definitely recommend this book.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Nothing really happens 20 July 2014
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
My eldest grandson who is 4 loves this but its a bit too long for the 3 year old, but a lovely story but not a very good ending , my gransdson wanted more.
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2.0 out of 5 stars Too Americanized 23 Jan. 2015
Format:Kindle Edition
Fine if you are from the US or don't mind reading books with American words eg vacation and explaining them while reading to a 3 year old.
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