Elbert the Mind Reader by Barbara Rinkoff TX1276


Elbert the Mind Reader by Barbara Rinkoff TX1276

Elbert the Mind Reader by Barbara Rinkoff TX1276

Elbert the Mind Reader by Barbara Rinkoff, 1st Scholastic paperback printing, TX1276, 1968, 112pages.  Illustrated by Paul Galdone.

DESCRIPTION: “Poor Elbert! He can’t convince Coach that the football team needs him…
Until he discovers he has a strange power: Elbert can hear other peoples’ thoughts! He can even hear the other teams plans before each play.
‘Oh boy!’ thinks Elbert. ‘Wait till the next game. Will Coach be surprised!’
    But Elbert doesn’t know how tricky his strange new power can be…” (from the back cover)


About vintagescholastics

I love these old Scholastics! I am a bookseller, writer, and dog-lover; live at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains of New York with my computer-programmer husband. We love motor-cycle riding, renovating our old camp on Lake Desolation, gardening, and researching our genealogy. The purpose of this blog is to highlight those beloved old books from the Scholastic Book fairs from 1950 - 1979. This will serve as a catalogue of the books, with their identifying numbers, a plot summary, and a photo of the cover; with a searchable index. I want to give all of the writers and illustrator's bios so they get credit (many were writers in the summer while on vacation from their regular schoolteaching jobs.; some are lesser known efforts by very famous people; and some are reprinted classics.) Hopefully, their fans will be able to identify favorite titles with snipets of remembered information. We will always be adding new ones, and welcome your submissions
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