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The Man Who Kept His Heart in a Bucket
By Jerry Pinkney (illustrator) and Sonia Levitin
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Puffin
Publication date May 1, 1995
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Easy Fiction
ISBN-13 9780140554618
ISBN-10 0140554610
Dimensions 0.25 by 9 by 11 in.
Weight 0.40 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $5.99
Other format details juvenile
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Summary
Having once had his heart broken, Jack keeps it in a bucket safe from harm until one day a young maiden asks him to solve a riddle which teaches him the true meaning of love
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Ever since his heart was broken, Jack has kept it safe from harm by carrying it in a bucket. One day a magic carp leaps from a pool of water, turns into a beautiful maiden and steals Jack's heart, challenging him to solve a riddle to win it back. His search leads Jack to discover the surest cure of all for a broken heart. Full color.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780803710290
 
With Jerry Pinkney (other contributor) | from Dial Books for Young Readers (September 1, 1991); titled "The Man Who Kept His Heart in a Bucket"
9780803710290 | details & prices | 9.25 × 11.25 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 1.10 lbs | List price $14.95
About: Having once had his heart broken, Jack keeps it in a bucket safe from harm until one day a young maiden asks him to solve a riddle which teaches him the true meaning of love
Paperback
Book cover for 9780140554618
 
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With Jerry Pinkney (other contributor) | Reprint edition from Puffin (May 1, 1995); titled "The Man Who Kept His Heart in a Bucket"
9780140554618 | details & prices | 9.00 × 11.00 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.40 lbs | List price $5.99
About: Having once had his heart broken, Jack keeps it in a bucket safe from harm until one day a young maiden asks him to solve a riddle which teaches him the true meaning of love
Library
Book cover for 9780803710306
 
from Dial Books for Young Readers (September 1, 1991)
9780803710306 | details & prices | 9.50 × 11.50 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 1.05 lbs | List price $14.89
About: Having once had his heart broken, Jack keeps it in a bucket safe from harm until one day a young maiden asks him to solve a riddle which teaches him the true meaning of love

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