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The Trumpet of the Swan

The Trumpet of the Swan

by E. B. White Illustrated by Edward Frascino

Louis, a romantic swan, is in love with the angelic Serena, but he can't tell her how he feels; he has no voice. When he meets eleven-year-old Sam Beaver, a human friend, he goes to school with him to learn how to read and write. Louis' father also helps out; he steals a brass trumpet for his son. In the end, Louis learns to play, wins Serena's heart, and repays the music shop owner for his stolen trumpet.

Here is a wonderful story of romance, friendship, and determination among animals and humans.

8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Tandem Library
Book Type
Chapter Book
Adventure, Classics, Romance

About the Author and Illustrator

Contributor Image Alt Tag E. B. White Read about E.B. White, author of the cherished children's classic Charlotte's Web, Stuart Little, and The Trumpet of the Swan.
Edward Frascino

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