Thy Friend, Obadiah

Thy Friend, Obadiah

By: Brinton Turkle
Published by: Viking Press Inc
Simultaneously published by: Macmillan Company of Canada Limited
Publication Date: 1969
Series: Obadiah Books by Brinton Turkle

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What was a silly sea gull doing, following Obadiah around like a pet? It even spent the night roosting on the chimney opposite Obadiah's bedroom window. Obadiah was annoyed.

But one bitter winter day when Obadiah needed a friend, the sea gull wasn't to be seen, and Obadiah missed it. Then, when the sea gull was in trouble and Obadiah was able to help, he suddenly discovered how simple and pleasant it is to make a real friend.

Glowing pictures of old Nantucket set the scene for a story full of warmth and delightful understanding of the feelings of a very real little boy.

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Thy Friend, Obadiah Reprint

Thy Friend, Obadiah        
Reprinted in 2018 by Beautiful Feet Books
Available formats: Hardcover, Paperback
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Restored edition done in cooperation with The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art and Brinton Turkle's grown children—Matilda Rubin, and Haynes and Jonathan Turkle.

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