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The Resource The great and only Barnum : the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P.T. Barnum, by Candace Fleming ; illustrated by Ray Fenwick

The great and only Barnum : the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P.T. Barnum, by Candace Fleming ; illustrated by Ray Fenwick

Label
The great and only Barnum : the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P.T. Barnum
Title
The great and only Barnum
Title remainder
the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P.T. Barnum
Statement of responsibility
by Candace Fleming ; illustrated by Ray Fenwick
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Biography of P.T. Barnum, showman and founder of the Barnum & Bailey Circus. Readers can visit Barnum's American Museum; meet Tom Thumb, the miniature man (only 39 in. tall) and his tinier bride (32 in.); experience the thrill Barnum must have felt when, at age 60, he joined the circus; and discover Barnum's legacy
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fleming, Candace
Dewey number
  • 791.3092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
Ages 8-12
LC call number
GV1811.B3
LC item number
F55 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Fenwick, Ray
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Barnum, P. T.
  • Circus owners
  • Barnum, P. T.
  • Circus owners
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The great and only Barnum : the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P.T. Barnum, by Candace Fleming ; illustrated by Ray Fenwick
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 144-145) and index
Contents
"I am a showman" -- That Barnum boy -- The apprentice showman -- A visit to the American Museum -- Humbug! -- A miniature man and a nightingale -- The man behind the curtain -- Endings and beginnings -- Circus man -- Come to the circus -- The egress
Control code
ocn270129826
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
151 p.
Isbn
9780375945977
Isbn Type
(reinforced)
Lccn
2008045847
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)270129826
Label
The great and only Barnum : the tremendous, stupendous life of showman P.T. Barnum, by Candace Fleming ; illustrated by Ray Fenwick
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 144-145) and index
Contents
"I am a showman" -- That Barnum boy -- The apprentice showman -- A visit to the American Museum -- Humbug! -- A miniature man and a nightingale -- The man behind the curtain -- Endings and beginnings -- Circus man -- Come to the circus -- The egress
Control code
ocn270129826
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
151 p.
Isbn
9780375945977
Isbn Type
(reinforced)
Lccn
2008045847
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)270129826

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