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Last Straw

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ISBN-10: 0881063606

ISBN-13: 9780881063608

Edition: N/A

Authors: Fredrick H. Thury, Vlasta van Kampen

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Description:

Christmas from a camel's-eye-view.Everyone has heard the Christmas story before, but The Last Straw is a unique and unforgettable new telling. Voices roll across the desert sands to Hoshmakaka, a curmudgeonly old camel, whispering that he has been chosen for the great responsibility of carrying gifts to the new baby king. With reluctance, Hoshmakaka accepts his task. Every day in the heat crossing the desert, his pack grows ever more burdensome as the crowds of people, anxious to welcome the new king, give him their gifts to carry. He is as strong as ten horses as he proudly tells the younger camels. But, oh, his gout! Oh, his sciatica! Nevertheless, Hoshmakaka plods on until he reaches…    
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Book details

List price: $7.95
Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 32
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English