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The treasure hunt / by Bill Cosby ; illustrated by Varnette P. Honeywood.

Author/Creator:
Cosby, Bill, 1937- author.
Publication:
New York ; Toronto ; London : Scholastic Inc., 1997. , ©1997
Series:
Cosby, Bill, 1937- Little Bill books for beginning readers.
Little Bill books for beginning readers
Format/Description:
Book
[40] unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Families -- Fiction.
Heirlooms -- Fiction.
Storytelling -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
African Americans.
Families.
Heirlooms.
Storytelling.
Family life -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Inheritance and succession -- Fiction.
Storytelling -- Fiction.
Childrens subjects:
Family life -- Fiction.
Heirlooms -- Fiction.
Storytelling -- Fiction.
African Americans -- Fiction.
Form/Genre:
Readers (Publications)
Fiction.
Fiction.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Canada Ontario Toronto.
England London.
Summary:
One rainy day while his father listens to his old records, his mother polishes a silver platter, and his brother enjoys his baseball card collection, Little Bill discovers his own treasure, a talent for storytelling.
Notes:
"Cartwheel Books"
"First printing, September 1997."
"Copyright ©1997 by Bill Cosby"--verso of title page.
Contains letter addressed to parent by Alvin F. Poussaint, M.D.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copies presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copies)
Penn Chronology:
1997
Contributor:
Honeywood, Varnette P., illustrator.
Poussaint, Alvin F., writer of letter.
Scholastic Inc., publisher.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
059016399X
9780590163996
0590956183
9780590956185
OCLC:
36083645
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