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Who was P.T. Barnum? / by Kirsten Anderson ; illustrated by Stephen Marchesi.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Crookston Public Library J 921 BAR (Text) 33500013145974 New Available -
Thief River Falls Public Library j 921 BAR (Text) 35500006185563 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780448488486
  • ISBN: 0448488485
  • ISBN: 9781524792220
  • ISBN: 1524792225
  • Physical Description: 108 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, New York, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 108).
Formatted Contents Note:
Who was P.T. Barnum? -- Connecticut -- The 161-year-old woman -- The American museum -- See the mermaid! -- Meet general Tom Thumb -- Introducing Jenny Lind -- The art of losing money -- Joining the circus -- Jumbo -- The end of the show -- Timelines.
Summary, etc.:
Recounts the life of P.T. Barnum, the legendary showman who transformed the American circus into a popular phenomenon.
Target Audience Note:
Age 8-12.
Author Notes

Kirsten Anderson is a writer and actress who lives in New York City with her charming Pomeranian, Sunflower. She has written several biographies for children, including Who Was Andy Warhol? and Who Was Robert Ripley?

Subject: Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891 > Juvenile literature.
Circus owners > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Biographies.
Illustrated works.

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