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The Great Zapfino  Cover Image Book Book

The Great Zapfino / Mac Barnett ; illustrated by Marla Frazee.

Barnett, Mac, (author.). Frazee, Marla, (illustrator.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781534411548
  • ISBN: 1534411542
  • Physical Description: 32 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 32 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Beach Lane Books, [2022]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
When The Great Zapfino climbs to the top of the circus platform, all eyes are on him, waiting for his incredible leap. But Zapfino is afraid of heights! He can't take the pressure and flees, boards a plane, and runs away to start a new life.In the city, Zapfino starts work as an elevator operator in a tall building but soon learns you can never really outrun your fears. When disaster strikes, can Zapfino find the strength to be great?
Target Audience Note:
Ages 0-8. Beach Lane Books.
Grades 2-3. Beach Lane Books.
AD520L Lexile
Decoding demand: 89 (very high) Semantic demand: 100 (very high) Syntactic demand: 71 (high) Structure demand: 52 (medium) Lexile
Subject: Circus > Juvenile fiction.
Fear > Juvenile fiction.
Fire > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Picture books.

Available copies

  • 16 of 16 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lebanon-Laclede County.


  • 0 current holds with 16 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Lebanon-Laclede County Library E Barnett (Text) 3803825482 Childrens New Title Available -

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