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Screen Shot 2013-03-20 at 10.02.59 AMA boy, his grandfather, and a handful of oddballs go on a quest in the wilds of Africa to search for the highly intelligent, massively large worms of Kukumlima.  Bizarre, clever, funny, and sweet.  Classic Pinkwater.

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More conversation than narrative, this charming book poses all manner of questions worth pondering.  Would you rather…tickle a monkey or dance with goats?  The more harrowing questions, like Would you rather be… swallowed by a fish or sat on by a rhinoceros? are tempered by Burningham’s wonderfully silly drawings.



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