The Almost Fearless Hamilton Squidlegger

The Almost Fearless Hamilton Squidlegger

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Random House, Inc.
An endearing tale of a boy overcoming his bedtime fears with a little help from Dad — and the promise of wormcake in the morning.

Hamilton Squidlegger is fearless! Well, almost. During the day he can best all the frackensnappers, skelecragons, and bracklesneeds in the swamp, but at night he quakes in terror. Will his father be able to help Hamilton remain fearless in his own mud all night? Timothy Basil Ering brings his signature energetic touch to this sweet story of father and son.

Baker & Taylor
Feeling brave against the likes of frackensnappers, skelecragons and bracklesneeds in his home in the swamp, little Hamilton Squidlegger quakes in terror at the thought of going to sleep in his own mud-bed until his father offers helpful reassurance. By the illustrator of the Newbery Medal-winning The Tale of Despereaux.

& Taylor

During the day Hamilton can best all the creatures in the swamp, but when it's time for bed, he quivers with fright, until his dad helps him conquer his fear of the dark.

Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, c2014
ISBN: 9780763623579
Branch Call Number: JX FIC ERI
Characteristics: [44] p. :,col. ill. ;,31 cm.


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Apr 18, 2018

This book is a gem! The story is so original and the names/characters so cute! My 4 yr old son loved it! The illustrations and writing make it a classic.

Jul 25, 2017

Love the page where Hamilton falls into the ship's galley, "where a striped bass stood calmly at a stove, humming sea shanties and cooking pancakes." The striped bass was my favorite part, actually.

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