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The Resource Abel's island, William Steig

Abel's island, William Steig

Label
Abel's island
Title
Abel's island
Statement of responsibility
William Steig
Creator
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Abel's place in his familiar mouse world has always been secure; he has an allowance from his mother, a comfortable home and a lovely wife, Amanda. But one stormy August day, furious flood waters carry him off and leave him on an uninhabited island. In spite of his determination and stubborn resourcefulness - he tries crossing the river with boats and ropes and even on stepping-stones - Abel can't find a way to get back home. Days, then weeks and months, pass. Slowly, his soft habits disappear as he forages for food, fashions a warm nest in a hollow log, models clay statues of his family for company, and continues to brood on the problem of how to get across the river - and home
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1907-2003
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Steig, William
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Primary school age
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mice
  • Castaways
  • Islands
  • Survival
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Abel's island, William Steig
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published: 1976
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Control code
p225981321
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
125 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781782691471
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Abel's island, William Steig
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published: 1976
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Control code
p225981321
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
125 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781782691471
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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