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Arthur's Mystery Envelope

By Marc Brown

  • Paperback
  • £4.99

Fans of Arthur can take their reading to the next level with this illustrated chapter book perfect for gradeschool readers, featuring themes of temptation and honesty.

It looks like trouble when the principal asks Arthur to take home a large envelope marked CONFIDENTIAL. His friends try to guess what's inside. It might just be information on...summer school! Will Arthur face the consequences or pretend to lose the envelope?

In chapter-book format, for children who are ready to read on their own, this mysterious adventure will surely be a hit among Arthur fans.

Biographical Notes

Marc Brown is the creator of the bestselling Arthur Adventure book series and creative producer of the number-one children's PBS television series, Arthur. He has also created a second book series featuring D.W., Arthur's little sister, as well as numerous other books for children.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780316115476
  • Publication date: 01 Dec 2011
  • Page count: 64
  • Imprint: Little, Brown Young Readers US
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