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A Bad Case of Stripesby David Shannon
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An award-winning author/illustrator presents a humorous story about the importance of being yourself. On the first day of school, Camilla discovers that she is covered from head to toe in stripes, then polka dots, and any other pattern spoken aloud. With a little help, she learns the secret of accepting her true self, in spite of her peculiar ailment. Full color.
A humorous, vibrantly illustrated tale about a girl who is an extreme conformist and suffers some bizarre consequences.
It's the first day of school, and Camilla discovers that she is covered from head to toe in stripes, then polka-dots, and any other pattern spoken aloud! With a little help, she learns the secret of accepting her true self, in spite of her peculiar ailment.
About the Author
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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