Red Ranger Came Calling: A Guaranteed True Christmas Story (Paperback)

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ITEM# 2571953
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    Berkeley Breathed is a cartoonist, novelist, director, and screenwriter, best known for the popular comic strip "Bloom County." He has written and/or illustrated many books for young readers, including Red Ranger Came Calling, The Last Basselope, Goodnight Opus, and A Wish for Wings That Worked.
    Using glowing, hypnotic images and a funny, provocative text, the narrator relives his father's most amazing childhood Christmas. A moody young boy living with his aunt on an island, "Red" Breathed sees himself as the "Red Ranger from Mars", his hero from the movie serials, and cannot picture life without the gift of a Red Ranger bicycle. Red is far too "swanky a human being" to believe in Santa Claus, but nevertheless he pays a visit to the aged island hermit, Lord Sander Clos, rumored to be the legendary man himself, now living in lonely, joyless retirement. This meeting triggers an emotional response within the self-absorbed Red and leads to the most remarkable bicycle ever delivered on Christmas morning. This book represents Berkeley Breathed at the top of his form.

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    ISBN 9780316102490
    Genre JUVENILE FICTION / Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent
    Format Paperback
    Publisher Date 1997-09-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Little Brown & Co
    Copyright Year 1994
    Height 10.75 in
    Wdth 11.75 in
    Thickness 0.25 in
    Unit weight 0.5 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle A Guaranteed True Christmas Story
    Edition Detail Reissue
    Audience Children/juvenile
    Authors Breathed, Berke

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    • Excellent book!
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      This book is one of my favorites - enjoyed by children and adults alike!

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    • Great Christmas Book!
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      This story and the illustrations are so cute. It is a fun book to read aloud at Christmas time. Great for kids but adults will really appreciate it also! Highly recommend.

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    • Great book!
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      Great book. May be too long for young kids...but it's a great story when they are old enough to sit still for the reading. Great story, illustrations & photography!

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