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Tale of Two Sumos

Karen Poth


2004 (original)
2005 (re-release)


ZonderKidz (original)
Scholastic (re-release)

Tale of Two Sumos is a book and is an adaptation of Sumo of the Opera.

It was originally released in 2004 and later re-released in 2005


VeggieTales presents Tale of Two Sumos, starring Larry the Cucumber as the Italian Scallion. This cucumber-turned-scallion faces the challenge of his life---a match against the meanest and toughest belly-bumping contender of all time---Apollo Gourd. This entertaining lesson in perseverance will push the Italian Scallion on a path of amazing discovery. Can he endure the intense physical training needed to get in the ring? Can he come through with a promise he made to his friend? Can he overcome Apollo Gourd's dreadful belly bump? For the first time in his life, can the Italian Scallion finish what he starts? Find out in this hilarious adventure that will teach kids that God wants us to finish what we start, even when it's hard to do! Sunday morning values, Saturday morning fun. Now that's the Big Idea! Through imaginative and innovative products, Zonderkidz is feeding young souls.