The Elevator Family

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The Elevator Family

By Douglas Evans

Yearling Books, Paperback, 9780440416500, 87pp.

Publication Date: March 9, 2001

Description

WHAT S THE STRANGEST HOTEL ROOM YOU VE EVER STAYED IN? WHATEVER IT IS, THE WILSON FAMILY CAN TOP IT. BECAUSE FOR THREE DAYS, THEY LIVE IN AN ELEVATOR.
For the Wilson family, only the best will do So when they arrive at the San Francisco Hotel and discover that there are no available rooms, they decide to stay in the place that suits them best of all: a room that has its ups . . . and its downs a room called Otis, the hotel elevator.
Staying in the elevator is absolutely fantabulous After all, where else would Mr. Walter Wilson, Mrs. Winona Wilson, 10-year-old Winslow Wilson, and his twin sister, Whitney Wilson get to meet:
. A weary traveling salesman of kids' fads
. A British rock group with a funny name
. A lovesick bellhop
. A society lady and her pampered poodle
. And a slew of other surprising visitors
For fans of middle-grade giants like Andrew Clements, Jerry Spinelli, Louis Sachar, and Judy Blume, The Elevator Family is a funny and heartwarming story about an eccentric family who ll be remembered long after they check out of Otis. Drop in on them for an elevator ride filled with adventure and zany humor



About the Author
Douglas Evans is the author of numerous children's books.


Praise For The Elevator Family

"Evans’s campy humor will have readers groaning with glee. . . . Brief chapters loaded with wry humor keep readers’ interest high and are a great draw for reluctant ones."—Kirkus Reviews

"Evans’ lighthearted story is just the sort of realistic fantasy that will appeal to beginning readers. . . . A funny book."—Booklist

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