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An Annoying ABC

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Imagine a preschool classroom with 25 cranky kids and one beleaguered teacher.

It only takes one small annoying act from Adelaide to set off a chain reaction of bad behavior. Dexter is drooling, Flora is fuming, Jasper is jeering, Kirby is kicking . . . and before you know it, Stella is stumbling, Todd is tumbling, and Winthrop is weeping. Oh, oh, oh!

What will it take to turn this annoying day around? Readers will be amazed and amused to see what happens when Adelaide . . . apologizes.

Barbara Bottner and Michael Emberley follow up their bestselling Miss Brooks Loves Books! (and I Don't) with this outrageously funny alphabet book that shows that kindness can be contagious, too.

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About the Author

BARBARA BOTTNER studied painting in Paris, worked as a set desinger, toured as part of an acting ensemble, and made animated shorts for Sesame Street before turning to writing and illustrating children's books. She is the author of more than 36 books, including Miss Brooks Loves Books! (and I Don't) and Bootsie Barker Bites, illustrated by Peggy Rathmann.

MICHAEL EMBERLEY has been writing and illustrating children's books since 1979. He has more than 20 books to his credit, and he has a sister and father (Rebecca and Ed) who also make children's books. His hobbies include bicycle racing, bike riding, cycling, mountain biking, and avoiding driving.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780375967085
Publisher:
Knopf Books for Young Readers
Subject:
Concepts - Alphabet
Author:
Bottner, Barbara
Author:
Emberley, Michael
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Description:
Library binding
Publication Date:
20110913
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
up to 1
Language:
English
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
7.24 x 10.32 x 0.35 in 0.66 lb
Age Level:
from 2 up to 6

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Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Emotions and Feelings

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