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Product Description: "The best book about politics ever written for children." —The Washington Post 50th Anniversary Edition, now in paperbackDO YOU KNOW THE HISTORY OF THE PUSHCART WAR? THE REAL HISTORY?  It’s a story of how regular people banded together and, armed with  little more than their brains and good aim, defeated a mighty foe...read more
By Ronni Solbert (illustrator)

Paperback:

9781590179369 | Reprint edition (New York Review of Books, September 29, 2015), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: "The best book about politics ever written for children.

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By Ronni Solbert (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781590178720 | New York Review of Books, March 10, 2015, cover price $14.95

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Product Description: 50th Anniversary Edition Do you know the history of the pushcart war The REAL history It s a story of how regular people banded together and armed with little more than their brains and good aim defeated a mighty foe Not long ago the streets of New York City were smelly smoggy sooty and loud There were so many trucks making deliveries that it might take an hour for a car to travel a few blocks People blamed the truck owners and the truck owners blamed the little wooden pushcarts that traveled the city selling everything from flowers to hot dogs Behind closed doors the truck owners declared war on the pushcart peddlers Carts were smashed from Chinatown to Chelsea The peddlers didn t have money or the mayor on their side but that didn t stop them from fighting back They used pea shooters to blow tacks intothe tires of trucks they outwitted the police and they marched right up to the grilles of those giant trucks and dared them to drive down their streets Today thanks to the ingenuity of the pushcart peddlers the streets belong to the people and to the pushcarts The Pushcart War was first published fifty years ago It has inspired generations of children and been adapted for television radio and the stage around the world It was included on School Library Journal s list of One Hundred Books That Shaped the Twentieth Century and its assertion that a committed group of men and women can prevail against a powerful force is as relevant in the twenty first century as it was in 1964 The pushcarts have declared war New York City s streets are clogged with huge rude trucks that park where they want hold up traffic and bulldoze into anything that is in their way and the pushcart peddlers are determined to get rid of them The pushcarts have declared war New York City s streets are clogged with huge rude trucks that park where they want hold up traffic and bulldoze into anything that is in their way and the pushcart peddlers are deter...read more
By Ronni Solbert (illustrator)

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9781590178195 | 50 anv edition (New York Review of Books, September 16, 2014), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: 50th Anniversary Edition Do you know the history of the pushcart war The REAL history It s a story of how regular people banded together and armed with little more than their brains and good aim defeated a mighty foe Not long ago the streets of New York City were smelly smoggy sooty and loud There were so many trucks making deliveries that it might take an hour for a car to travel a few blocks People blamed the truck owners and the truck owners blamed the little wooden pushcarts that traveled the city selling everything from flowers to hot dogs Behind closed doors the truck owners declared war on the pushcart peddlers Carts were smashed from Chinatown to Chelsea The peddlers didn t have money or the mayor on their side but that didn t stop them from fighting back They used pea shooters to blow tacks intothe tires of trucks they outwitted the police and they marched right up to the grilles of those giant trucks and dared them to drive down their streets Today thanks to the ingenuity of the pushcart peddlers the streets belong to the people and to the pushcarts The Pushcart War was first published fifty years ago It has inspired generations of children and been adapted for television radio and the stage around the world It was included on School Library Journal s list of One Hundred Books That Shaped the Twentieth Century and its assertion that a committed group of men and women can prevail against a powerful force is as relevant in the twenty first century as it was in 1964 The pushcarts have declared war New York City s streets are clogged with huge rude trucks that park where they want hold up traffic and bulldoze into anything that is in their way and the pushcart peddlers are determined to get rid of them The pushcarts have declared war New York City s streets are clogged with huge rude trucks that park where they want hold up traffic and bulldoze into anything that is in their way and the pushcart peddlers are determ

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The amusing exploits of a rebel monkey who insults his teachers, guardians, and even the great Buddha himself introduces the wit and wisdom of Buddhist teachings

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9780394934501 | Random House Childrens Books, April 1, 1977, cover price $6.99 | About this edition: A mischievous monkey acquires god-like powers and creates havoc in heaven.

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Humorous poems introduce each letter of the alphabet.
By Mary Ann Hoberman and Ronni Solbert (illustrator)

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9780394927428 | Random House Childrens Books, September 1, 1974, cover price $5.99 | About this edition: A whimsical, poetic excursion through an alphabet of animals, interesting foods, and unusual objects

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