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31 March 2009

31 March 2009 - eBay auction

"...the extremely rare, licensed book by Linda Holmen and Bill Watterson featuring Calvin & Hobbes....

"This book has been pressed ever so gently between custom cut, acid free protective sheets, wrapped in an acid free, custom art case, protecting it from the elements and sunlight...

"I am an avid collector of Bill Watterson's work and take great care of the works I've collected....

"I have 2 copies of this book, one...I will keep and hand down to my children...

"The book will come with the protective case, and the shipping will include $5,000 worth of insurance at no charge."


23 March 2009

23 March 2009 - Amazon images

Text on back cover:

"Teaching with Calvin and Hobbes was written by teachers and refined by students! This combination of whole language and humor motivates even the most reluctant of learners. Imagine your students begging for material that develops:

-vocabulary skills
-reading comprehension
-language skills
-creative writing
-critical thinking
-problem-solving skills
-social skills
-cooperative learning

"This curriculum was designed for use by teachers of students in grades 4 through 8, as well as special educators and guidance counselors. It contains activities that tap into all learning styles and intelligences, and is guaranteed to make teaching and learning fun and effective."