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Simon and Catapult Man's Perilous Playground Adventure
By author: Norene Smiley   Illustrated by: Brenda Jones
Selling Points: "Playground safety, rhymes"
Publisher: Nimbus Publishing
Pub Date: Sep/01/2009
Pages: 32
Picture Book
Price:  $8.95
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Simon and his daring sidekick, Catapult Man, navigate the dangers of the neighborhood playground. Kids will love following this precocious pair as they launch off rocket boosters (swings), evade space pirates on the impossible space tower (climbing frame) and battle Giant Worms in the worm holes (tunnels).

Norene Smiley writes stories, teaches writing, paints big paintings and dreams of making short films. Norene lives in Pugwash, Nova Scotia.

Brenda Jones has illustrated more than a dozen books, including Skunks for Breakfast, Lobster in My Pocket, Hockey Night Tonight and Buddy the Bluenose Reindeer. Brenda currently resides on Prince Edward Island.
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"Alive with excitement, this adventure picture book can be used by parents and teachers to help children understand how to play safely...A fun way to end a lesson on safety."

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Grades K-3
Beautifully illustrated
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Award-winning authors
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