Publisher description for Things that sometimes happen / by Avi ; pictures by Marjorie Priceman.

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Here are a few things that sometimes happen:


An unpopular Black Crayon proves to a Little Girl how useful he really is.


On a very hot day, an Ice-Cream Cone waits...and be eaten.


A Papa catches cold, so his Little Boy gets to go to work instead!

These nine very short stories for very young readers -- culled from Newbery Honor author Avi's first book and illustrated by Caldecott Honor artist Marjorie Priceman -- ingeniously capture the funny, surprising spirit of a child's imagination.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Children's stories, American, Short stories