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ISBN13: 9780439598385
ISBN10: 0439598389
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Category: Making Friends

"What we have here is a bad case of stripes. One of the worst I've ever seen!"

Camilla Cream loves lima beans, but she never eats them. Why? Because the other kids in her school don't like them. And Camilla Cream is very, very worried about what other people think of her. In fact, she's so worried that she's about to break out in...a bad case of stripes!

"Shannon's story is a good poke in the eye of conformity...and his empathetic, vivid artwork keeps perfect pace with the tale."-Kirkus Reviews, starred review

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Camilla Cream loves lima beans, but she never eats them because the other kids in her school don't like them. And Camilla Cream is very worried about what other people think of her. In fact, she's so worried that she's about to break out in a bad case of stripes. Full color.

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David Shannon is the internationally acclaimed creator of more than thirty picture books, including NO, DAVID!, a Caldecott Honor Book and his second NEW YORK TIMES Best Illustrated Book of the Year. In addition to three more David picture books, Shannons bestsellers include TOO MANY TOYS; HOW GEORGIE RADBOURN SAVED BASEBALL (newly released in 2012); A BAD CASE OF STRIPES; DUCK ON A BIKE; ALICE THE FAIRY; and GOOD BOY, FERGUS! A native of Spokane, Washington, he is an avid fisherman. He and his family live in California.

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blonzhavemorfun4, January 29, 2007 (view all comments by blonzhavemorfun4)
AHHH! ALL TIME FAVORITE BOOK! love everything about it... the humor, the names, the crazy language, the whole idea of the story. I may be a little old for childrens books, but i've read this over and over, and everytime i turn the page i still laugh... It never gets old.
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ISBN:
9780439598385
Author:
Shannon, David
Publisher:
Scholastic Paperbacks
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Social Situations - Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Subject:
Social Situations - Friendship
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Situations / Friendship
Subject:
Children s All Ages - Fiction - General
Subject:
Social Issues - Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Subject:
Individuality
Subject:
Popularity.
Subject:
Children s humor
Subject:
Situations / Peer Pressure
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Scholastic Bookshelf
Publication Date:
20040631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
10 x 8 in
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
04-08

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"Synopsis" by , Camilla Cream loves lima beans, but she never eats them because the other kids in her school don't like them. And Camilla Cream is very worried about what other people think of her. In fact, she's so worried that she's about to break out in a bad case of stripes. Full color.
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