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Lois Leveen: IMG Forsooth Me Not: Shakespeare, Juliet, Her Nurse, and a Novel



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Emmy and the Incredible Shrinking Rat

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Publisher Comments:

Emmy was a good girl. At least she tried very hard to be good. She did her homework without being told. She ate all her vegetables, even the slimy ones. And she never talked back to her nanny, Miss Barmy, although it was almost impossible to keep quiet—some days. Honestly, Emmy really was a little too good. Which is why she liked to sit by the Rat. The Rat was not good at all. . . .

Synopsis:

Hilarious, inventive, and rodent-friendly, this fantastic first novel by acclaimed picture book author Jonell features a lonely girl, a cantankerous talking rat, and a nanny who is doing very bad things. Includes a fun flip-book feature. Illustrations.

Synopsis:

A lonely girl, a cantankerous talking rat, and a nanny who is doing very, very bad things . . .

Synopsis:

Emmy was a good girl. At least she tried very hard to be good. She did her homework without being told. She ate all her vegetables, even the slimy ones. And she never talked back to her nanny, Miss Barmy, although it was almost impossible to keep quiet—some days. Honestly, Emmy really was a little too good. Which is why she liked to sit by the Rat. The Rat was not good at all. . . .

About the Author

Lynne Jonell is the author of the novels Emmy and the Home for Troubled Girls and The Secret of Zoom, as well as several critically acclaimed picture books. Her books have been named Junior Library Guild Selections and a Smithsonian Notable Book, among numerous other honors. She teaches writing at the Loft Literary Center and lives with her husband and two sons in Plymouth, Minnesota.
 
Jonathan Bean has a masters degree in illustration from the School of Visual Arts in New York. He has illustrated several books for young readers, including Mokie and Bik. He lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312384609
Author:
Jonell, Lynne
Publisher:
Square Fish
Illustrator:
Bean, Jonathan
Author:
Bean, Jonathan
Subject:
Animals - Mice Hamsters Guinea Pigs etc.
Subject:
Social Issues - Friendship
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Situations / Friendship
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Nannies
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Magic
Subject:
Children s Animals-Animal Stories-Rodents
Edition Description:
Middle-Grade Fiction
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
20080931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Black-and-white illustrations
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
7.67 x 5.24 x 1.02 in
Age Level:
09-12

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Product details 368 pages Square Fish - English 9780312384609 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Hilarious, inventive, and rodent-friendly, this fantastic first novel by acclaimed picture book author Jonell features a lonely girl, a cantankerous talking rat, and a nanny who is doing very bad things. Includes a fun flip-book feature. Illustrations.
"Synopsis" by ,
A lonely girl, a cantankerous talking rat, and a nanny who is doing very, very bad things . . .
"Synopsis" by ,
Emmy was a good girl. At least she tried very hard to be good. She did her homework without being told. She ate all her vegetables, even the slimy ones. And she never talked back to her nanny, Miss Barmy, although it was almost impossible to keep quiet—some days. Honestly, Emmy really was a little too good. Which is why she liked to sit by the Rat. The Rat was not good at all. . . .
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