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The Circus Ship

by Chris Van Dusen

School And Library, 40 pages, Candlewick Pr, List Price: $16.99 |


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Left on their own to swim the chilly waters after their ship runs aground off the coast of Maine, a group of circus animals stagger onto a nearby island, quickly winning over the wary townspeople with their kind, courageous ways, and when the greedy circus owner returns to claim them, villagers of all species conspire to outsmart him.

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