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  • Published: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, c1980.
  • Year Published: 1980
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Description: 181 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

Reading Level

  • Lexile: 780

ISBN/Standard Number

  • 0380600129 (pbk.)
  • 0385170513
  • 9780375847530 (pbk.)


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The Indian in the cupboard

by Banks, Lynne Reid, 1929-

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Where To Find It

Call number: J Fiction / Banks, Lynne

Available Copies: Downtown Youth, Malletts Youth

Additional Details

A boy receives a plastic Indian, a cupboard, and a little key for his birthday and finds himself involved in adventure when the Indian comes to life.

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A big secret

This book is about a boy named Omri. On his birthday, he got a magical cupboard that turns plastic into living creatures. Omri realizes that there would be trouble if he tells. This is a secret that is hard to keep. I think this is a great book. Omri is also very responsible for takeing care of his little indian. To find out what happens, read the book! Enjoy!

Indian in the cupboard

This book is about a kid getting a magical cupboard for his birthday that turns plastic figures into real little humans. When he uses on a little Indian he came alive. So the kid started making houses for him. See what happens next in the book indian in the cupboard.

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