Last edited by Kajikora
Tuesday, July 21, 2020 | History

7 edition of The giant ball of string found in the catalog.

The giant ball of string

by Arthur Geisert

  • 75 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Wisconsin
    • Subjects:
    • Lost and found possessions -- Fiction.,
    • String -- Fiction.,
    • Cooperativeness -- Fiction.,
    • Wisconsin -- Fiction.

    • About the Edition

      Rumpus Ridge, Wisconsin, is proud to have the biggest ball of string in the world, so when they lose their treasure to a nearby town they devise a clever plan to get it back.

      Edition Notes

      StatementArthur Geisert.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.G2724 Gi 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination32 p. :
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3551511M
      ISBN 10061813221X
      LC Control Number2002000415

      Buy A big ball of string by Marion Holland online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now.5/5(1). A Big Ball of String by Marion Holland and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

      Compare book prices from over , booksellers. Find A Big Ball of String (Beginner Books) () by Holland, Marion/5(). The ball, which measures feet ( m) in circumference, was certified as the world's largest ball of twine by the Guinness Book of World Records in It is, however, the lightest of the four contenders, weigh pounds.

        I remember this because when I was younger there was a PBS show called "Adventures from the Book of Virtues", and that was one of the episodes. It had the story of a boy who got a magic ball with a string in it, and anytime he wanted to he could pull a bit of the string out and his life would skip ahead. But he could never get it back. Minnesota. World's largest ball of twine (made by one man), Darwin; World's largest Paul Bunyon, Akeley World's largest Crow, Belgrade World's largest Jolly Green Giant, Blue Earth World's largest Iron Man, Chisholm; World's largest Walleye, Kabetogama World's Largest Viking, Alexandria World's Largest Otter, Fergus Falls World's Largest Pelican, Pelican Rapids.


Share this book
You might also like
The Church of the Brethren past and present

The Church of the Brethren past and present

Information technology and simultaneous financial markets

Information technology and simultaneous financial markets

Mushrooms of North America

Mushrooms of North America

Brief summary of Nova Scotia Negro communities

Brief summary of Nova Scotia Negro communities

Tis the Season.

Tis the Season.

Western Winds

Western Winds

Costs and burdens of civil discovery

Costs and burdens of civil discovery

Lincoln legends

Lincoln legends

Landstrike

Landstrike

IBSS User Guides (100 pk) Code J0001.

IBSS User Guides (100 pk) Code J0001.

Midnight cowboy

Midnight cowboy

A French-English dictionary of technical terms used in classical ballet

A French-English dictionary of technical terms used in classical ballet

Coin Redesign Bill (H.R. 505)

Coin Redesign Bill (H.R. 505)

Poetry of the year

Poetry of the year

MINUTEMAN INTERNATIONAL, INC.

MINUTEMAN INTERNATIONAL, INC.

Heart rate response in wearing a variety of industrial protective face masks

Heart rate response in wearing a variety of industrial protective face masks

The giant ball of string by Arthur Geisert Download PDF EPUB FB2

Geisert's quirky story focuses on the opportunistic theft of Rumpus Ridge, Wisconsin's claim to fame-a giant ball of string housed in a downtown gazebo, and the clever efforts of that community's children to retrieve their treasure from the Cornwallians, when it washes downstream in a /5(8).

A town of pigs have collected a giant ball of string. When the string is washed away in a storm and kidnapped by a nearby town, they come up with a nonviolent, creative, funny way to retrieve it.

My son and I really enjoyed reading this book together/5. It's a small mining town (the inhabitants, by the way, are anthropomorphic pigs) where children have created a giant ball of string, a local attraction that is displayed in a gazebo near the river. When a rainstorm sends the ball of string to the nearby town of Cornwall and Cornwall decides to.

The Giant Ball of String, written and illustrated by Arthur Geisert The Giant Ball of String, was written and illustrated by Arthur Geisert in Unlike Haystack, Desert Town, Mountain Town, River Town and Prairie Town, which observe one thing over the course of a year, The Giant Ball of String is part of Geisert's Pig Universe.

Children's Book Review: GIANT BALL OF STRING by Arthur Geisert, Author. Houghton/Lorraine $16 (32p) ISBN As in his Nursery Crimes, Geisert once again zeroes in on a small. The Giant Ball of String by Arthur Geisert. The fictional mining town of Rumpus Ridge, Wisconsin, populated by pigs, has one read more.

The fictional mining town of Rumpus Ridge, Wisconsin, populated by pigs, has one claim to fame: the collected effort of generations of young piglets has resulted in the largest ball of string in the world. Miss Bobby-Socks and the Giant Ball of String book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

When Miss Bobby-Socks’ giant ball of string 5/5. A Big Ball of String (Beginner Books) Hardcover – Septem by Marion Holland (Author)/5(31). A Big Ball of String Marion Holland Illustrator: Marion Holland Published: Septem ISBN: Genre: Beginner Books Contents[show] Description After winding a large ball of string, a young boy has fun finding ways of using it.

Reader's Reviews 1 Please add your review here. Parental Guidance Reading Age: Reading Aloud Age: If you like this you might like External Links Author:Author: Marion Holland.

A Big Ball of String Marion Holland ~ Random House, A book from my husband's era, you guys know I am always fussing about Random House reillustrating their Beginner Books usually when it gets rid of drawings by Roy McKie (my kids' book crush).

In this case (aghast!) is looks like Roy reillustrated this 50s. Rumpus Ridge, Wisconsin, is proud to have the biggest ball of string in the world, so when they lose their treasure to a nearby town they devise a clever plan to get it back. Miss Bobby-Socks and the Giant Ball of String is an e-book, perfect for any digital tablet device.

Not only is it a book children will enjoy with parents and grandparents alike, Miss Bobby-Socks and the Giant Ball of String will encourage the young independent self-reader. The Giant Ball of String by Arthur Geisert A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. A big, green ball of string becomes a most unusual soccer ball in this imaginative and enchanting picture book.

Wanting to play soccer but lacking a ball, George makes do with the titular big ball of string. Rhythmic, read-aloud text describes George's dribbling adventures around town, from his home, to main street, to the park, and back again.

Buy Giant Ball of String Library Binding by Arthur Geisert (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

The largest ball of string on record is one m (13ft in) in diameter and m (41ft 6in) in circumference, amassed by J.C. Payne of Valley View, Texas, USA between and All records listed on our website are current and up-to-date.

For a full list of record titles, please use our. Baoblaze Tennis Ball and String Replacement For Tennis Trainer, Great for Indoor and Outdoor Tennis Practice out of 5 stars 87 £ £ 2.

72 £ £ A Big Ball of String by Marion Holland is a wonderful rhyming story that shows how a boy sick in bed can still find ways to do fun things — with something as simple as string. The Invisible String written by Patrice Karst You can purchase the book following this link. If you would like to help support my channel, my PayPal is.

A Big Ball of String Imagine all the amazing things you could do if only you had a huge ball of string. This wonderful rhyming story shows how a boy sick in bed can still find ways to do fun things — with something as simple as string!.

Finley's Ball is probably the largest ball of string (as opposed to rope or yarn or plastic cord) in the world, distinguishing it from the creations of compulsive twine winders such as James Kotera, or Frank Stoeber, or Francis Johnson. The giant ball of twine is the quintessential roadside attraction—both impressive and a bit silly.

So it’s no surprise that there is more than one vying for the title of world’s largest. In Cawker Author: Eric Grundhauser.A Big Ball of String by Holland, Marion ; Roy McKie (Author / Illustrator) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at