Marjorie Weinman Sharmat (November 12, 1928 – March 12, 2019) was an American children's writer.
Marjorie Weinman Sharmat (November 12, 1928 – March 12, 2019) was an American children's writer. They have won awards including Book of the Year by the Library of Congress or have become selections by the Literary Guild. Perhaps Sharmat's most popular work features the child detective Nate the Great.
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Sharmat's combination of whimsical fantasy and formula psychology might have more than twice the strength that either strain would have separately, but it's still pretty earthbound. And the limited color range of Cruz' everyday settings merely underscores the ordinariness. At first Andrew's parents pretend not to notice when he starts flying around, and at school when he turns into a hippopotamus his teacher's response is to give him an A for his description of a large animal. Finally his parents express their concern; Andrew flies off to think about the problem; and the parents worry so much about his absence that when he returns they accept him, weird talents and all.
Andrew's abilities to fly and to turn himself into a hippopotamus confuse his family until they come to terms with his exceptional powers. by Marjorie Weinman Sharmet. Select Format: Paperback. Select Condition: Like New.
Marjorie Weinman Sharmat was an American children's writer. The Library of Congress chose many of her books as book of the year, and her books were frequently Literary Guild selections. Books by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat.
Marjorie Weinman Sharmat (born November 12, 1928 in Portland, Maine) is an American children's writer. Sharmat has authored more than 130 books for children and teens. What Are we Going to do About Andrew?, 1980. Lucretia the Unbearable, 1981. Rollo and Juliet, 1981. Very briefly in the 1980s, Sharmat also wrote Sorority Sisters, a romantic book series, which had a sense of humor. Among Sharmat's most popular books are those featuring child detective Nate the Great.
Andrew's parents are not thrilled that Andrew can fly. Nor are they thrilled that he can turn himself into a hippopotamus. There simply are no hippos in the family's lineage. Genre: Children's Fiction.
Marjorie Weinman Sharmat has been called "a shining star as a storyteller" by Publishers Weekly. Her many popular books include I Don't Care and What Are We Going to Do About Andrew? for young children; Griselda's New Year, Mitchell Is Moving and Sophie and Gussie for beginning readers; and several novels for older children. After many years in New York State (one of them at 165 East 95th Street, New York City) she now lives in Tucson, Arizona.
Marjorie Weinman Sharmat (born November 12, 1928 in Portland, Maine) is an American children s writer. Marjorie Weinman Sharmat. Shortly after a breakfast generously supplied with pancakes, Natethe Great got an urgent call from Annie. I lost a picture," said Annie. These chapter books introduce beginning readers to the detective mystery genre. Perfect for the Common Core, kids can problem-solve with Nate, using logical thinking to solve mysteries! Early one morning, a torn slip of paper with the mysterious letters V I T A appears on Nate the Great's doorstep. He and his faithful dog, Sludge, set off to solve this latest mystery.