Eddie’s Pay Dirt by Carolyn Haywood TX105


 

Eddie's Pay Dirt by Carolyn Haywood TX105

Eddie's Pay Dirt by Carolyn Haywood TX105

Eddie’s Pay Dirt by Carolyn Haywood, TX105,3rd Scholastic paperback printing, 1968, 94 pages. Illustrated by the author.

DESCRIPTION: “Dangerous! Atom bomb! Very Valuable! Pay dirt!
Eddie’s back from Texas with all his ‘valuable property.’
The atom bomb? It’s not exactly a bomb yet. Just rocks. ‘Uranium!’ says Eddie. ‘Junk.’ says his brother. Both are wrong! As for the pay dirt- that’s the biggest surprise of all.
There’s always something funny and exciting going on when Eddie Wilson is around. Who else would call the Rialto Movie Theatre about making giant hamburgers? Who else would be dressed as an Easter bunny when the newsreel cameramen came?” (from the back cover)

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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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