Hey, Al

Hey, Al

eBook - 1986
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A city janitor and his treasured canine companion are transported by a large colorful bird to an island in the sky, where their comfortable paradise existence threatens to turn them into birds as well. Al, a janitor, and his faithful dog, Eddie, live in a single room on the West Side. They eat together, they work together, they do everything together. So what's the problem? Their room is crowded and cramped; their life is an endless struggle. Al and Eddie are practically at each others throats when a large and mysterious bird offers them a new life in paradise. After some debate, they decide to accept. Transported to a gorgeous island in the sky, Al and Eddie are soon living a life of ease and luxury. But they come to find that the grass can be a little too green on the other side. After a dramatic, nearly tragic escape from their paradise prison, both man and dog agree: there really is no place like home.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1986
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: [32] p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm

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Julia_Lit_Teacher
Aug 17, 2016

This book was very ORIGINAL. I've never seen anything like it. It starts with a janitor living in a one-room apartment and every page brings something unexpected. It's meant to be silly and entertaining. My 7-year old son giggled the entire way through.

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achi2012
Sep 14, 2015

Very strange book... Especially weird the age suggestion - 3+..

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