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Horvath, Polly.
New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2004.
IL 3-6, RL 4.5
ISBN 0374358176
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Meet the Pepins.  They are a delightful family but totally incapable of solving even the smallest of problems.  What would you do if you found toads in your shoes?  The Pepins haven't a clue and the author must rely on suggestions from the readers to help the family.  When they can't find any silverware, they again seek assistance from the readers.  Will this family ever be able to solve their own problems?  What will happen when the book ends and they can't ask for any more advice?
SUBJECTS:    Problem solving -- Fiction.
                        Neighbors -- Fiction.
                        Humorous stories.


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