Children's Hardcover Book, Busybody Nora, Johanna Hurwitz, Fiction, Weekly Reader Book, Collectible


Children's Hardcover Book, Busybody Nora, Johanna Hurwitz, Fiction, Weekly Reader Book, Collectible

A wonderful children's hardcover book called Busybody Nora by Johanna Hurwitz. Weekly reader 1976 edition.

The protagonist, Nora, is a girl who lives in an apartment building of about 200 people in New York with her little brother Teddy and her parents. Although she has lived there all her life, she doesn't know all the residents' names so she asks everyone she meets what their name is and receives the moniker of 'Busybody'. One time Nora accidentally becomes a babysitter for a day and later she and Teddy prepare for their dad's birthday. Another day her grandparents visit and her grandfather talks about how he knew Jack from the beanstalk tale. Finally Nora arranges for a building party as a way to persuade one of the resident's daughters, who lives in Ohio, that New York is a safe and friendly place for her mother to live.

Johanna Hurwitz is an American author of more than sixty children's books. She has sold millions of books in many different languages. Hurwitz graduated from Queens College, New York with a degree in English and from Columbia University with a master's in library science.

8¼ inches in length
5½ inches in width
Published by William Morrow and Company -- 1976

This book is in fine condition. Binding is tight. There are no marks in this book. Shows no signs of shelf wear.

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