The Stories Julian Tells

The Stories Julian Tells

By Ann Cameron; Ann Strugnell (Illustrator)

Random House (NY), Paperback, 9780394828923, 80pp.

Publication Date: January 1989


Julian is a quick fibber and a wishful thinker. And he is great at telling stories. He can make people especially his younger brother, Huey believe just about anything. Like the story about the cats that come in the mail. Or the fig leaves that make you grow tall if you eat them off the tree. But some stories can lead to a heap of trouble, and that's exactly where Julian and Huey end up

This book has been selected as a Common Core State Standards Text Exemplar (Grades 2-3, Stories) in Appendix B.

About the Author
ANN CAMERON is the author of fifteen books, including "The Stories Julian Tells," a JLG selections, and "The Secret Life of Amanda K. Woods," a National Book Award finalist. She grew up in a small town on a lake in northern Wisconsin--Rice Lake. she's lived for the past twenty years in a small town on a lake in the Guatemalan highlands. To write "Colibr"i, she traveled to many places in Guatemala where the book is set, crawled around in dark caves, including one where a real Mayan treasure had been found, and consulted Mayan calender diviners.

Strugnell was born in Coventry, England, and studied sculpture in Vienna and at the Slade School of Fine Arts in London. She lives with her husband and her two sons.