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Allergic to Babies, Burglars, and Other Bumps in the Night (Alvin Ho)

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Publisher Comments:

Here is the fifth 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, has started to notice his mother getting bigger . . . and bigger. Alvin's sure it's all the mochi cakes she's been eating, but it turns out she's pregnant! There are lots of scary things about babies, as everybody knows. There's learning CPR for the newborn and changing diapers (no way). But the scariest thing of all is the fact that the baby could be a GIRL. As a result of the stress, Alvin puts on a few pounds and—in one hilarious misunderstanding—worries that he might actually be pregnant, too!

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

From the Hardcover edition.

Synopsis:

Lenore Look is the author of the popular Alvin Ho series, as well as the Ruby Lu series. She has also written several acclaimed picture books, including Henry’s First-Moon Birthday, Uncle Peter’s Amazing Chinese Wedding, and Brush of the Gods. Lenore lives in Hoboken, New Jersey.

LeUyen Pham is the illustrator of the Alvin Ho series, as well as The Best Birthday Party Ever by Jennifer LaRue Huget; Grace for President by Kelly DiPucchio, a New York Times bestseller; and the Freckleface Strawberry series by Julianne Moore. She is the author and illustrator of the picture books Big Sister, Little Sister and All the Things I Love About You. LeUyen lives in San Francisco. Learn more at leuyenpham.com.

From the Hardcover edition.

About the Author

LENORE LOOK is the author of the popular Alvin Ho series; in a starred reviewKirkus Reviews called Alvin "refreshingly original [and] endearing." Lenore is also the author of several acclaimed picture books, including 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. Her latest picture book is Polka Dot Penguin Pottery.

LEUYEN PHAM is the illustrator of Jennifer LaRue Huget's 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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375970337
Publisher:
Schwartz & Wade Books
Subject:
Children s-Reference Family and Genealogy
Author:
Look, Lenore
Author:
Pham, LeUyen
Subject:
Ethnic - Asian American
Subject:
Children s humor
Edition Description:
Library binding
Series:
Alvin Ho
Publication Date:
20130431
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Grade Level:
from 1 up to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
ILLUSTRATIONS THROUGHOUT
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.76 x 5.67 x 0.73 in 0.64 lb
Age Level:
from 6 up to 9

Related Subjects

Children's » General
Children's » Humor
Children's » Reference » Family and Genealogy
Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Emotions and Feelings

Allergic to Babies, Burglars, and Other Bumps in the Night (Alvin Ho)
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Product details 192 pages Schwartz & Wade Books - English 9780375970337 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Lenore Look is the author of the popular Alvin Ho series, as well as the Ruby Lu series. She has also written several acclaimed picture books, including Henry’s First-Moon Birthday, Uncle Peter’s Amazing Chinese Wedding, and Brush of the Gods. Lenore lives in Hoboken, New Jersey.

LeUyen Pham is the illustrator of the Alvin Ho series, as well as The Best Birthday Party Ever by Jennifer LaRue Huget; Grace for President by Kelly DiPucchio, a New York Times bestseller; and the Freckleface Strawberry series by Julianne Moore. She is the author and illustrator of the picture books Big Sister, Little Sister and All the Things I Love About You. LeUyen lives in San Francisco. Learn more at leuyenpham.com.

From the Hardcover edition.

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