Jeremy Cabbage and the Living Museum of human oddballs and quadruped delights

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Alfred A. Knopf,
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Jeremy Cabbage is an orphan stuck at Harpwitch’s Home for Mean Dogs, Ugly Cats, and Strey Children, where the dogs are treated better than the kids. And things aren’t much better on the outside: the city is ruled by the arrogant and foolish Baron Ignatius von Strompié, whose Wisdom Wagons ride the streets blaring out gems like “Ignorance is bliss,” and who’s on a campaign to stamp out anyone different. At the top of his list are the cloons, outlandish people who look and act like clowns. Jeremy’s only chance is a good adoption–but who would possibly adopt Jeremy, an unloved, unwanted 11-year-old? The answer sets Jeremy off on an outrageous, comical adventure that could bring him face to face with the Baron himself.
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Grouped Work ID 4af2b9a1-cf68-ae82-6feb-d57fef1b0532
Grouping Title jeremy cabbage and the living museum of human oddballs and quadruped delights
Grouping Author elliott david
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display_description While searching for a loving family, orphaned Jeremy becomes entangled in a conflict between his city's arrogant and oppressive leader, the Baron von Strompie, and a group of outlandish people called the "cloons."
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subject_facet Adventure stories, Families -- Juvenile fiction, Orphans -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Jeremy Cabbage and the Living Museum of human oddballs and quadruped delights
title_full Jeremy Cabbage and the Living Museum of human oddballs and quadruped delights / David Elliott
title_short Jeremy Cabbage and the Living Museum of human oddballs and quadruped delights