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A Guided Tour

Calef Brown


List Price: 16.00*
* Individual store prices may vary.


Come along to Tippintown—it’s time to take the tour! See the undersea graduation! Sing along with the Tippinfeather Choir! Sample several local dishes! (A buffet lunch is provided—be sure to try the macaroni yogurt.) So many sights! Where is the best place for a game of hide-and-shriek? Which variety of tree has the most variety of fruit? Who stands sixteen feet tall in Tippin Square?
Would you like to discover the answers to these riddles and more? Experience Tippintown with Calef Brown, your faithful guide along the way.

Praise For Tippintown: A Guided Tour

“The wackiness and offbeat sophistication push the art from just plain goofy to meaningfully eccentric.” School Library Journal

“What an imagination Brown has!” Kirkus Reviews

“Brown composes dancing singsong rhymes in the style of Edward Lear…Tippintown is well worth a visit.” Publishers Weekly

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780618149728, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 24, 2003

About the Author

Calef Brown began his career as a tour guide at an early age, when he discovered the simple joy of pointing things out. He is also an artist, writer, and frequently a blue elephant. Mr. Brown’s illustrations have appeared in many magazines and newspapers, and his paintings have been exhibited in N.Y., L.A., S.F., and other places without fancy initials, like Osaka and Rome. He lives in Maine.