The Great Brain is a series of children's books by American author John Dennis Fitzgerald (1906–1988).
The Great Brain is a series of children's books by American author John Dennis Fitzgerald (1906–1988). Set in the small town of Adenville, Utah, between 1896 and 1898, the stories are loosely based on Fitzgerald's childhood experiences. Chronicled by the first-person voice of John Dennis Fitzgerald, the stories mainly center on the escapades of John's mischievous older brother, Tom Dennis Fitzgerald, .
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Soon the Great Brain is back to his old tricks, swindling and trading, even convincing the whole town . Tom Fitzgerald, alias The Great Brain, is back, struggling to stay reformed now that his friends have threatened to ostracize him if he pulls even one more swindle.
Soon the Great Brain is back to his old tricks, swindling and trading, even convincing the whole town there's a prehistoric monster on the loose. But. The Great Brain Reforms (Great Brain by John D. Fitzgerald · Mercer Mayer. The Great Brain Does it Again (Great Brain by John D. knows Tom's reformation is too good to be true, and as a reformed Gre. Mamma's Boarding House. by John D. Fitzgerald.
The Great Brain Paperback – 9 February 2004. by John D Fitzgerald (Author), Mercer Mayer (Illustrator). John D. Fitzgerald was born in Utah and lived there until he left at eighteen to begin a series of interesting careers ranging from jazz drummer to foreign correspondent. His stories of The Great Brain were based on his own childhood in Utah with a conniving older brother named Tom. These reminiscenses led to eight memorable Great Brain books. Fitzgerald also wrote several best-selling adult books, including Papa Married a Mormon.
The Great Brain book. The best con man in the Midwest is only ten years old. Tom, .
By John D. Published by Penguin Group. Penguin Books Canada Ltd, 10 Alcorn Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada MW 3B2. Penguin Books (. Ltd, 182-190 Wairau Road, Auckland 10, New Zealand. Published in the United States of America by Dial Books for Young Readers, 1969. Published 6y Puffin Books, a division of Penguin Young Readers Group, 2004.
This first book in the series is a great combination of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Terrible Two series, and is perfect for fans of Roald Dahl. Fitzgerald Illustrated by Mercer Mayer. Part of The Great Brain. Category: Children’s Middle Grade Action & Adventure Books Children’s Middle Grade Historical Books Children’s Picture Books.
I "put my money where my mouth is" as Tom the Great Brain would say, and bought the lot.
6 people found this helpful. I read these books years ago, with my now 19 year old son, and we both loved the stories. They're based on the childhood of John Fitzgerald. We were sad when we came to the end of the series. I'm now collecting them for my grandsons and look forward to reading them again.
The Great brain is better than everyone else at every thing so he uses that to his advantage Good Book. The Great brain is better than everyone else at every thing so he uses that to his advantage Good Book.
By Mercer Mayer, John D. Join the amazing Great Brain and his befuddled brother as they continue to captivate generations of young readers.
The Teacher Store Cart. By Mercer Mayer, John D. J. D. idolizes his older brother Tom, . The Great Brain, a silver-tongued con artist with a genius for making a profit see all. The Great Brain, a silver-tongued con artist with a genius for making a profit. No matter what the situation, The Great Brain will always find a way to turn it to his advantage - usually, his financial advantage.
Author: Mercer Mayer,John D. Fitzgerald
Category: Books for children
Subcategory: Literature & Fiction
Publisher: Puffin Books; Reissue edition (February 9, 2004)
Pages: 208 pages
ePUB size: 1990 kb
FB2 size: 1740 kb
Other Formats: lit rtf mobi lrf