Tommy Trouble and the Magic Marble

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Tommy Trouble and the Magic Marble
AuthorRalph Fletcher
IllustratorBen Caldwell
GenreChildren's novel
PublisherHenry Holt and Company
Publication date
Media typePrint (Hardcover)

Tommy Trouble and the Magic Marble is a children's novel written by Ralph Fletcher with drawings by Ben Caldwell. It was first published in 2000.

Plot summary[change | change source]

Tommy who loves collecting needs ten dollars to buy a magic marble from another boy. He tries to pick flowers from his mother's rose garden to sell to a neighbor. He also tries to trade his little brothers snake. Tommy finally decides that the magic marble is not worth the trouble.

References[change | change source]

  • Morning, Todd (August 2000). "Books for Youth: BOOKS FOR MIDDLE READERS". Booklist. Vol. 96 (Issue 22): p2138. ISSN 0006-7385. |page(s)= has extra text (help)
  • Clancy, Steve (September 2000). "Tommy Trouble and the Magic Marble (Book Review)". School Library Journal. Vol. 46 (Issue 9): p196. ISSN 0362-8930. |page(s)= has extra text (help)
  • "Younger fiction". Horn Book Guide to Children's and Young Adult Books: p287. October 1, 2001. ISSN 1044-405X. |page(s)= has extra text (help)

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