Potch & Polly

Potch Polly A delightful collaboration Born in the company of an angel wearing a clown s nose Potch has always woken up happy to be who and where he is Then when he meets Polly Pumpernickel at a masquerade ball

  • Title: Potch & Polly
  • Author: William Steig Jon Agee
  • ISBN: 9780374360900
  • Page: 384
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A delightful collaboration Born in the company of an angel wearing a clown s nose, Potch has always woken up happy to be who and where he is Then, when he meets Polly Pumpernickel at a masquerade ball, he does a double backflip, but it s his heart that really goes for a whirl Polly goes for a whirl, too, and winds up in a fountain after a dance gone wrong with Potch OneA delightful collaboration Born in the company of an angel wearing a clown s nose, Potch has always woken up happy to be who and where he is Then, when he meets Polly Pumpernickel at a masquerade ball, he does a double backflip, but it s his heart that really goes for a whirl Polly goes for a whirl, too, and winds up in a fountain after a dance gone wrong with Potch One catastrophe follows another as Potch tries to win her affection Just when things look utterly hopeless, Polly realizes that Potch isn t merely another annoying short bald guy, and she comes up with a plan of her own

    One thought on “Potch & Polly”

    1. 3.5 stars rounded up, because the community average needs a boost.It'd be easy to overthink this as a story about a stalker, but please don't. His intentions are kind and sweet, even though: '"You overgrown oaf," she hollered, and flung her dictionary at him.'Steig could have illustrated this himself, but I agree with him that Agee was an even better choice.

    2. William Steig has a unique style of writing that has long appealed to me. His characters never seem completely ordinary; they look at things from their own perspectives, and react accordingly.Potch & Polly is a story of silly love between a guy named Potch who grows up from youth being so passionate about life that he never even wants to go to sleep at night, and the girl he sees at a party, Polly Pumpernickel, the only girl he would ever call his sugar bowl. Potch tries to win the affection [...]

    3. Colorful illustrations, but the story didn't have a very good flow.Veg*n families note: A dressed-up "circus elephant" makes an appearance.

    4. this was one of those books that when we were done reading it Caroline said "I don't get it" and I said "I don't really either"

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