Drummer Boy

By Long, Loren

Publishers Summary:
After accidentally being thrown away, a beloved toy drummer boy goes on an adventure that eventually brings him back to a warm home, where he is placed near baby Jesus in a manger scene.

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ISBN
978-0-39925-174-0
Publisher
Philomel


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on October 1, 2008

PreS-Gr 3 This story, a riff on The Little Drummer Boy, tugs at the heartstrings and offers a few exciting moments, despite some improbable coincidences. However, the real star here is Longs luminous acrylic art, which gives a real sense of scale and place. On a cold winters day, a little toy drummer boy in a s...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on November 1, 2008

Accidentally parted from his loving child owner, a toy drummer boy embarks on a series of perilous adventures (think Hoban's Mouse and His Child or DiCamillo's Edward Tulane). He is menaced by rats in the city dump and owls in an aerie, marooned atop a bell tower, and impaled on a snowy thorn...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2008

Parted from his owner, a toy drummer boy embarks on adventures. He plays his drum, soothing the hearts of all who hear him. Aft...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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