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Allergic to Dead Bodies, Funerals, and Other Fatal Circumstances (Alvin Ho)

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Publisher Comments:

Here's the fourth book in the beloved and hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which has been compared to Diary of a Wimpy Kid and is perfect for beginning and reluctant readers.

Alvin, an Asian American second grader who's afraid of everything, is facing something truly scary: the idea that someone he loves might die. When Alvin's GungGung loses his best friend, Alvin (gulp) volunteers to go with him to the funeral.

From Lenore Look and New York Times bestselling illustrator LeUyen Pham comes a drop-dead-funny and touching series with a truly unforgettable character.

“Shares with Diary of a Wimpy Kid the humor that stems from trying to manipulate the world.” —Newsday

“Alvin’s a winner.” —New York Post

Synopsis:

Here's the fourth book in the hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which is a Kirkus Reviews Best Continuing Series."[E]ngaging and real, often laugh-out-loud funny....," raved Kirkus in a starred review.

Everyone's favorite neurotic second grader is back, in the most touching Alvin Ho book to date. Alvin is facing something truly scary: the idea that someone he loves might die. When Alvin's GungGung loses his best friend, Alvin (gulp) volunteers to go with him to the funeral. Lenore Look and LeUyen Pham touch on a more serious subject in this Alvin book, but it's still filled with the same humor and laugh-out-loud antics fans have come to expect from the series.

About the Author

LENORE LOOK is the author of the popular Alvin Ho series; in a starred review Kirkus called Alvin "refreshingly original [and] endearing." Lenore is also the author of several acclaimed picture books, including Polka Dot Penguin Pottery, and Henry's First-Moon Birthday and Uncle Peter's Amazing Chinese Wedding, both of which received three starred reviews and were named ALA-ALSC Notable Children's Books.

LEUYEN PHAM is the illustrator of The Best Birthday Party Ever; Lenore Look's acclaimed Alvin Ho series; Kelly Dipucchio's Grace for President, a New York Times bestselling book; and Julianne Moore's Freckleface Strawberry series. She is the author and illustrator of Big Sister, Little Sister. Visit her at leuyenpham.com.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375868313
Publisher:
Schwartz & Wade
Subject:
Ethnic - Asian American
Author:
Look, Lenore
Author:
Pham, LeUyen
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Children s humor
Subject:
Humor
Series:
Alvin Ho
Publication Date:
20110913
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 1 up to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
BandW LINE ART
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8.51 x 6.12 x 0.78 in 0.72 lb
Age Level:
from 6 up to 9

Related Subjects

Children's » Chapter Books
Children's » General
Children's » Humor
Children's » Middle Readers » General
Children's » Middle Readers » New Arrivals
Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Death and Dying
Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Emotions and Feelings

Allergic to Dead Bodies, Funerals, and Other Fatal Circumstances (Alvin Ho)
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Product details 208 pages Schwartz & Wade Books - English 9780375868313 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Here's the fourth book in the hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which is a Kirkus Reviews Best Continuing Series."[E]ngaging and real, often laugh-out-loud funny....," raved Kirkus in a starred review.

Everyone's favorite neurotic second grader is back, in the most touching Alvin Ho book to date. Alvin is facing something truly scary: the idea that someone he loves might die. When Alvin's GungGung loses his best friend, Alvin (gulp) volunteers to go with him to the funeral. Lenore Look and LeUyen Pham touch on a more serious subject in this Alvin book, but it's still filled with the same humor and laugh-out-loud antics fans have come to expect from the series.

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