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Miss Brooks Loves Books (And I Don't)by Barbara Bottner
Synopses & Reviews
With the help of Miss Brooks, Missy’s classmates all find books they love in the library—books about fairies and dogs and trains and cowboys. But Missy dismisses them all—“Too flowery, too furry, too clickety, too yippity.”
Still, Miss Brooks remains undaunted. Book Week is here and Missy will find a book to love if they have to empty the entire library. What story will finally win over this beastly, er, discriminating child? William Steig’s Shrek!—the tale of a repulsive green ogre in search of a revolting bride—of course!
Barbara Bottner and Michael Emberley pay playful homage to the diverse tastes of child readers and the valiant librarians who are determined to put just the right book in each child’s hands.
Unable to experience her classmates' enthusiasm for reading favorite library books, Missy challenges her determined librarian to find just the right story among the ones that are otherwise too flowery, furry or otherwise unsatisfying.
A first-grade girl who does not like to read stubbornly resists her school librarian's efforts to convince her to love books until she finds one that might change her mind.
About the Author
Barbara Bottner is the author of more than 36 books. She lives in Los Angeles.
Michael Emberley has been writing and illustrating children’s books since 1979. He lives in Ireland.
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