How Tom Beat Captain Najork and His Hired Sportsmen (Little Greats) download epub
Russell Hoban was born in Lansdale, Pennsylvania on February 4, 1925.
Russell Hoban was born in Lansdale, Pennsylvania on February 4, 1925. He attended art school in Philadelphia and during World War II, he served in the Army and earned a Bronze Star. He taught art in New York and Connecticut, and also worked as an advertising copywriter and a freelance illustrator before beginning his career as a writer
Russell Hoban, Quentin Blake. A classic tale of the triumph of fooling-around fun over humourless no-nonsense adult disapproval! Tom loves to fool around.
Russell Hoban, Quentin Blake.
Published 1993 by Julia MacRae in London Little greats, Little greats series.
Published 1993 by Julia MacRae in London. Children's stories, Protected DAISY, In library. Little greats, Little greats series.
She called in Captain Najork, and his hired sportsmen to teach Tom a lesson, but it was Tom who turned the . I think I must have missed something here as I really didn't enjoy this book very much. It has some great words and names in it but I thought the story was very thin
She called in Captain Najork, and his hired sportsmen to teach Tom a lesson, but it was Tom who turned the tables on his Aunt, and the Captain. Aug 02, 2017 Cybelle Weeks rated it it was amazing. It has some great words and names in it but I thought the story was very thin. Oct 06, 2019 Luke Nicholls rated it it was amazing.
Tom’s life is full of tomfoolery and mischief. Author Russell Hoban.
illustrated by Quentin Blake & by Russell Hoban
illustrated by Quentin Blake & by Russell Hoban. And so in the end Captain Najork gets Aunt Fidget Wonkham-Strong and Tom gets the captain's boat and a new aunt, Bundlejoy Cosysweet, and everyone's happy - including, inevitably, the reader (or better still listener), who might not realize the wisdom but is sure to enjoy the games, their outcome, and Hoban's cadenced, light-as-air.
Tom is so good at fooling around that he does little else. His Aunt Fidget Wonkham-Strong, who thinks this is too much like having fun, calls upon the fearsome Captain Najork and his hired sportsmen to teach him a lesson. Type of work: Children's book. Year of first publication: 1974.
Hoban, Russell; Dohm, Janice, former owner; Blake, Quentin. Because Tom's aunt disapproves of his constant fooling around she calls in Captain Najork to teach him a lesson. Tom, however, has a splendid idea.