The Great Brain is a series of children's books by American author John Dennis Fitzgerald (1906–1988).
The Great Brain is a series of children's books by American author John Dennis Fitzgerald (1906–1988). Set in the small town of Adenville, Utah, between 1896 and 1898, the stories are loosely based on Fitzgerald's childhood experiences. Chronicled by the first-person voice of John Dennis Fitzgerald, the stories mainly center on the escapades of John's mischievous older brother, Tom Dennis Fitzgerald, .
John D. Fitzgerald (Author), Mercer Mayer (Illustrator). John D. Fitzgerald was born in Utah and lived there until he left at eighteen to begin a series of interesting careers ranging from jazz drummer to foreign correspondent
John D. Book 1 of 8 in the Great Brain Series. Fitzgerald was born in Utah and lived there until he left at eighteen to begin a series of interesting careers ranging from jazz drummer to foreign correspondent. His stories of The Great Brain were based on his own childhood in Utah with a conniving older brother named Tom. These reminiscenses led to eight memorable Great Brain books. Fitzgerald also wrote several best-selling adult books, including Papa Married a Mormon.
The Great brain is better than everyone else at every thing so he uses that to his advantage Good Book.
by John D Fitzgerald (Author), Mercer Mayer (Illustrator) These reminiscenses led to eight memorable Great Brain books.
by John D Fitzgerald (Author), Mercer Mayer (Illustrator). He died in Florida, his home of many years, at the age of eighty-one.
This first book in the series is a great combination of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Terrible Two series, and is perfect for fans of Roald Dahl. By John D. Fitzgerald Illustrated by Mercer Mayer. Fitzgerald. Part of The Great Brain. Category: Children’s Middle Grade Action & Adventure Books Children’s Middle Grade Historical Books Children’s Picture Books.
The Great Brain Reforms (Great Brain by John D. Fitzgerald · Mercer Mayer. Tom Fitzgerald, alias The Great Brain, is back, struggling to stay reformed now that his friends have threatened to ostracize him if he pulls even one more swindle. The Great Brain Does it Again (Great Brain by John D. readers will fall happily under The Great Brain's spell. - "School Library Journal. knows Tom's reformation is too good to be true, and as a reformed Gre. Mamma's Boarding House.
Fitzgerald alone is great, but Fitzgerald with Mayer? Okay, what Miniscule Brain at Dell Yearling authorized the AWFUL, anachronistic covers for the 1970s reprints of these books? I'm sorry, but it's Mercer Mayer's original drawings or NOTHING, in my opinion. If you are unlucky enough to own the 1970s Dell Yearling reprints with their Little Rascals-esque cover art, you have my profound pity. The good news is that Mayer's classic, gorgeous, marvelous drawings are still included inside the books
Book in the The Great Brain Series). by Mercer Mayer and John D. Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 13 years ago. Fitzgerald puts out yet another good book in the Great Brain series with the Great Brain Reforms. It details a few more of .
Book in the The Great Brain Series). s swindles, and builds up to the point where the rest of the kids in town hate him. When he risks two of the kids' lives for thirty cents, they realize that it has gone too far. They hold a mock court meeting, and convict the Great Brain of swindling everyone in town, and as punishment every kid in town refuses to speak to him for a whole year.
Books from John D. Fitzgerald's The Great Brain series that were originally illustrated by Mercer Mayer. Some later releases had new front covers by a different illustrator, but were still illustrated by Mercer Mayer on the inside. The Great Brain series by John D. The Great Brain (1967) (by John D. Fitzgerald). More Adventures of the Great Brain (1969) (by John D.
The Great Brain book. This first book in the series is a great combination of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Terrible Two series, and is perfect for fans of Roald Dahl. The best con man in the Midwest is only ten years old. Tom, . the Great Brain, is a silver-tongued genius with a knack for turning a profit. When the Jenkins boys get lost in Skeleton Cave, the Great Brain saves the day. Whether it's saving the kids at school, or helping out Peg-leg Andy, or Basil, the new kid at school, the Great Brain always manages to come out on top-and line his pockets in the process.