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Things That Sometimes Happen

(1970)
Very Short Stories for Little Listeners
A collection of stories by

 
 
Here are a few things that sometimes happen:

HAPPY THINGS

An unpopular Black Crayon proves to a Little Girl how useful he really is.

SAD THINGS

On a very hot day, an Ice-Cream Cone waits...and waits...to be eaten.

EXCITING THINGS

A Papa catches cold, so his Little Boy gets to go to work instead!

These nine very short stories for very young readers -- culled from Newbery Honor author Avi's first book and illustrated by Caldecott Honor artist Marjorie Priceman -- ingeniously capture the funny, surprising spirit of a child's imagination.

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Hardback Editions

October 2002 : USA Hardback
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Title: Things That Sometimes Happen: Very Short Stories for Little Listeners
Author(s): Avi
ISBN: 0-689-83914-6 / 978-0-689-83914-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
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January 1970 : USA Library Binding

Title: Things That Sometimes Happen.
Author(s): Avi
ISBN: 0-385-06261-3 / 978-0-385-06261-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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Kindle Editions

March 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Things That Sometimes Happen: Very Short Stories for Little Listeners
Author(s): Avi
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
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March 2015 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Things That Sometimes Happen: Very Short Stories for Little Listeners
Author(s): Avi
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon UK