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Gertrude is Gertrude is Gertrude is Gertrude

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Gertrude
is Gertrude
is Gertrude
is Gertrude. 

And Alice is Alice. 

And Gertrude and Alice are Gertrude and Alice. 

And you are welcome to join them for tea. But beware, for there you will find a bear in a chair, just barely scary. And here is a beard with a man attached to it. And then, of course, some words might appear, uninvited , but delighted in spite of their lightbulbs. But, but, but, but - that doesn't make any sense! Yes! 

In a story inspired by the oh-so-modern groundbreaking writing of Gertrude herself, not a lot makes sense. Even so, the oh-so-popular author Jonah Winter, and the ever-so-popular illustrator Calef Brown, and the most popular poodle of all time, Basket, invite you to enter the whimsical world of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas.

Grades P-3; Ages 4-8+

2009, Jonah Winter and Calef Brown, 40 pp, Hardcover



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