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Down the Back of the Chair
By Polly Dunbar (illustrator) and Margaret Mahy
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Gardners Books
Publication date April 1, 2006
Pages 32
Binding Hardcover
Book category Easy Fiction
ISBN-13 9781845074401
ISBN-10 1845074408
Dimensions 0.25 by 10 by 11 in.
Weight 0.90 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $23.15
§As reported by publisher
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Summary
When Dad loses his car keys, toddler Mary suspects that they have ended up down the back of the chair, so Dad begins to search. But, what an odd assortments of objects are living down the back of the chair! This poem is packed with fun and imagination, featuring dragons, pirates, treasure, lions, elephants and more.
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When Dad loses his car keys, toddler Mary suspects that they have ended up down the back of the chair so Dad begins to search. But what an odd assortments of objects are living down the back of the chair! This lively, eccentric poem is a visual explosion of fun and imagination, featuring dragons, pirates, treasure, lions, elephants and many more. But what will a troubled father win from down the back of the chair?



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Hardcover
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from Gardners Books (April 1, 2006)
9781845074401 | details & prices | 32 pages | 10.00 × 11.00 × 0.25 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $23.15
About: When Dad loses his car keys, toddler Mary suspects that they have ended up down the back of the chair, so Dad begins to search.
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Paperback
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With Magaret Mahy | from Frances Lincoln Childrens Books (April 7, 2014)
9781845076023 | details & prices | 32 pages | 9.50 × 11.00 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels Preschool | 0.70 lbs | List price $8.99
About: When Dad loses his car keys, toddler Mary suspects that they have ended up down the back of the chair so Dad begins to search.
School and Library
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from Clarion Books (June 12, 2006)
9780618693955 | details & prices | 32 pages | 9.75 × 11.00 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels Preschool | 0.90 lbs | List price $16.00
About: A poor family is searching down the back of a chair for Dad's lost car keys and, miraculously in the mess of things back there, their financial problems are solved.

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