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Marshall Armstrong Is New to Our School
Marshall Armstrong Is New to Our School
Authors: By David Mackintosh
Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 1-4197-0036-7
EAN: 9781419700361
Availability: In Stock
Publishing Date: 8/1/2011
Trim Size: 8 1/2 x 11
Page Count: 32
Cover: Hardcover with jacket
Illustrations: 32 full-color illustrations
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$16.95
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About the book
Marshall Armstrong is new to school and definitely stands out from the crowd, with his pale skin, perpetual hats, and special “space food” lunches that come in silver wrappers. He doesn’t play sports, and he doesn’t watch television. So when he invites everyone in class over for his birthday party, it’s sure to be a disaster. Or is it? Marshall Armstrong might have a trick or two up his long, “sun protective” sleeve.
David Mackintosh’s story, with its bold design and sharply humorous observations, is a highly original take on the popular theme of the difficulties of being the new kid and making friends.

Praise for Marshall Armstrong is New to Our School
« “Mackintosh’s beautifully underplayed text and genial drawings manage to be empathic to both the leery narrator and the serenely outré object of his misapprehension. Without a whiff of pedantry, Mackintosh (Rex) skillfully dismantles the narrator’s defenses and bonds him to Marshall Armstrong, all the while proving that fun doesn’t always fit within the confines of one’s comfort zone.” –Publishers Weekly, starred review


About the author
David Mackintosh was born in Belfast and grew up in Australia. He is a graphic designer, art director, and illustrator. His innovative book designs have won numerous awards in Britain and internationally. This is his first children’s book. He lives in London. Visit him online at DavidMackintosh.co.uk.


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