by Jerry Spinelli
When authors refer to other great works, people, and events, it’s usually not accidental. Put on your super-sleuth hat and figure out why.
Literary and Philosophical References
- Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile (12.19, 13.16)
- Mike Mulligan's Steam Shovel (27.4, 32.6, 32.10)
- The Little Engine That Could (27.4, 28.1)
- The Story of Babar (27.4)
- George Washington, (33.11)
- Willie Mays (25.26, 31.9)
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