The Big Orange Splot
by
Daniel Manus Pinkwater

Related Links:
The Big Orange Splot  This site includes a picture of the cover and a synopsis of the book.
Creative Colors WebQuest 
Scroll down for the color orange. Have fun with the other colors too.
Daniel M Pinkwater Bibliography 
A list of the author's books.
Tooth-Gnasher Superflash
  A description of another book by Daniel Manus Pinkwater. Tooth-Gnasher Superflash is an episode of Reading Rainbow
Word List:
splot

* carpenter *

baobab

lumber

frangipani

* business *

* explosion *

muttering

hammock

* dreams *

* stranger *

hawser

Vocabulary:
carpenter: a worker who builds with wood.
business: thing that one is busy at.
explosion: blowing up.
dreams: some things thought, felt, or seen during sleep.
stranger: 1. more unusual. 2. someone who is not known.

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