Louis the Trumpeter Swan is born without a voice, but he is not deterred by this handicap. Sam Beaver is the boy who teaches him to read and write but the problem remains as to how he should woo Serena. The solution lies in Louis' learning to play the trumpet. By the author of "Charlotte's Web".
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We, and our children, are lucky to have this book (John Updike The New York Times Book Review)
. . . the beautiful details, the sweetness of relationships - poignant without this time being sad - also make you know that this is the author of Charlotte's Web ( Virginia Haviland (US author and librarian, 19111988))
'We, and our children, are lucky to have this book.' (The New York Times Book Review)
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Book Description Puffin Books, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140362746