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Leon and the spitting image

by Allen Kurzweil

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by HarperTrophy in New York .
Written in English


About the Edition

Leon, a fourth grader at The Ethical School, tries to outwit the school bully and learn to sew for fanatical teacher Miss Cronheim, with unexpected help from his final project-- a doll with magical powers.

Edition Notes

StatementAllen Kurzweil ; illustrations by Bret Bertholf
ContributionsBertholf, Bret, ill
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.K96288 Le 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination301 p. :
Number of Pages301
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24636103M
ISBN 100060539321, 1415596492
ISBN 109780060539320, 9781415596494
OCLC/WorldCa60333970

Leon and the Spitting Image by Allen Kurzweil starting at $ Leon and the Spitting Image has 5 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.   Having survived the sweatshop methods of Miss Hagmeyer, his needle-wielding fourth grade teacher at the Classical School, Leon braces himself for fifth grade. He arrives armed with a backpack full of pens and pencils, binders and notebooks plus a rag doll that's the spitting image of Henry Lumpkin, the bully who has Leon in his :

Leon, developmentally delayed in manual dexterity, is bedeviled by his stitchery-obsessed fourth-grade teacher whose requirement for promotion is a “masterpiece” sewn with 11 stitches per inch. Leon crafts a perfect replica of his teacher and discovers that, by soaking it in the Coach’s tobacco spit he can move the doll, magically. The Middle School Book Group will be discussing Allen Kurzweil's book, Leon and the Spitting Image, on February 18th at 's 's review: Leon Zeisel is in big trouble. He is perpetually exhausted due to an overactive icemaker in the hotel where he lives, he discovers in his mother's desk a confidential envelope from his school announcing that he displays "a troubling lack of.

Spitting Image is a British satirical television puppet show, created by Peter Fluck, Roger Law and Martin broadcast in February , the series was produced by 'Spitting Image Productions' for Central Independent Television over 18 series which aired on the ITV network. The series was nominated and won numerous awards, including ten BAFTA Television Awards, and two Emmy Original network: ITV. Leon and the Spitting Image. This book is about a hotel full of animals. And an evil ice maker. And glass eyeballs—oh, and really old panty hose and Possibly Fake Hair. But mostly, it's about Leon Zeisel and his epic quest to survive fourth grade, despite his teacher, Miss Hagmeyer, and his archenemy, Lumpkin the Pumpkin, a human tank.


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Review. Leon Zeisel is in big trouble. He is perpetually exhausted due to an overactive icemaker in the hotel where he lives, he discovers in his mother's desk a confidential envelope from his school announcing that he displays "a /5(21).

Leon and the Spitting Image refers to the spitting image, or perfect copy, of Miss Hagmeyer that Leon creates for his final project. But it also refers to the method Leon accidentally discovers for controlling Miss Hagmeyer's every move: activating the doll by accidentally splashing some of the coach's tobacco spit onto it (p.

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It's about glass eyeballs and human catapults. It's about really old panty hose and Possibly Fake Hair. But mostly it's about Leon Zeisel and his epic quest to survive fourth grade. What's stopping him. Two things. First, there's Miss Hagmeyer. Leon and the Spitting Image by Allen Kurzweil and Bret Bertholf.

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Leon and his friends try to figure out something until Leon has to make a master piece, and makes one of his teacher, er. He eventually notices that when he moves the doll, so does Ms. Hagmeyer. My opinion about this book is it was very slow.

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