By Michele Landsberg
July 26, 1991 at 04:00 AM EDT

The Great Fishing Contest

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Sammy and Jason, two boyhood pals, spend the leisurely hours of their summer vacation planning for a fishing contest in The Great Fishing Contest. Most of this distinctly odd and engaging book is devoted to their rapt conversation about how, when, and where to catch the biggest fish. You don’t have to share their passion for fishing to enjoy the book. It’s their ardor, their funny-solemn schemes and scientific broodings, that are captivating. Hogrogian’s pastel drawings hum with the vibrant colors of mid-summer. A

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