The Clown Said No

The Clown Said No The lights come up the circus band begins to play the ringmaster introduces the first act Presenting the clown Petronius and Theodore the stubborn donkey But nothing happens And then the clown says

  • Title: The Clown Said No
  • Author: Mischa Damjan
  • ISBN: 9780735815520
  • Page: 448
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The lights come up, the circus band begins to play, the ringmaster introduces the first act Presenting the clown Petronius and Theodore the stubborn donkey But nothing happens And then, the clown says No He s tired of playing the fool What he wants to do is tell stories The clown and the donkey are just the first of the circus performers to rebel A dancing pony,The lights come up, the circus band begins to play, the ringmaster introduces the first act Presenting the clown Petronius and Theodore the stubborn donkey But nothing happens And then, the clown says No He s tired of playing the fool What he wants to do is tell stories The clown and the donkey are just the first of the circus performers to rebel A dancing pony, a lion, a giraffe, and a little white dog, all tired of doing their tricks, join them as they escape from the circus and set off to find true happiness.

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    1. Mischa Damjan's brilliant and evocative The Clown Said No (Der Clown sagte Nein in its original 1962 German title) presents a fantastical (but still reality imbued) account of a group of circus animals and artists (from the clown Petronius and his sidekick the donkey Theodore to a giraffe and a lion) one day declaring a categorical NO to the demands of the ringmaster, to performing at his back and call over and over again.Now The Clown Said No does not indicate that the rebellious circus animals [...]

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