>Help Arthur reclaim his heritage!

>So Marc Brown’s Arthur is looking for a new friend. How about . . . an aardvark?

Alice Hoffman About Alice Hoffman

Alice Hoffman is the author of more than thirty best-selling titles for adults, including Practical Magic and The Museum of Extraordinary Things. Her latest novel for children is Nightbird (Lamb/Random), reviewed in this issue.


  1. Anonymous says:

    >Possibly even an aardvark with a long nose.

  2. david elzey says:

    >Reminds me of the time I saw a young child pulling animal crackers out of a box, holding them up and announcing “Arthur!” to which the adult would say “No, that’s a… well, a rhino, I think.” “No, that’s a… let’s call that a lion.”

    I think any new companion in the Marc Brown universe will resemble their real-life counterparts with the same muddled detail as an animal cracker.

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