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Cook-a-Doodle-Doo!

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ISBN: 9780152056582
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - August 1st, 2005

Hilarious hijinks ensue when the Little Red Hen's great-great-grandson decides to bake up a treat. THIS time he has the help of an Iguana, a Pig and a Turtle. Actual cooking tips for "serious" readers make this book a hit with all. Check out The Little Red Hen Makes A Pizza by Sturges and A Cake All For Me by Beil.


Tales from Ovid

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ISBN: 9780374525873
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - March 30th, 1999

Every now and then, a book of verse wanders into our line of sight, reminding us that metaphor is one of the founding pillars of poetry. Hughes' Tales from Ovid is such a book. For instance, in the tale of Erysichthon, hunger is personified, described as 'raking with her nails/ To bare the root of a tiny rock-wort/ Till her teeth could catch and tear it./ In shape and colour her face was a skull, blueish/ Her lips a stretched hole of frayed leather/ Over bleeding'


T-Backs, T-Shirts, Coat, and Suit

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ISBN: 9781416958772
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 3rd, 2008

What happens when "Lunch Wagon" ladies start wearing thong bathing suits to lure business away from competitors? Chloe tells her elderly aunt's story of rebellion in this hilarious, yet thoughtful, gem of a tale.


What! Cried Granny

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By Kate Lum, Adrian Johnson (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780142300923
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Published: Puffin Books - May 13th, 2002

A hilarious read-aloud about a youngster stalling at bedtime and his AMAZING (if unpractical) granny who leaps into action to ensure her grandson's bedtime comfort. This is THE book to take along for an overnight visit to grandma's, as well as a good companion to go along with What's That Noise by Francesca Simon which is mostly about Grandpa.


Seedfolks

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By Paul Fleischman, Judy Pedersen (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780064472074
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Published: HarperTeen - December 14th, 2004

Told from 14 different perspectives, many of which mirror the multitude of personas that inhabit the urban landscape. Driving the plot of this beautifully told tale is a garbage strewn lot whose transformation starts with a young girl as she plants a few seeds. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood


Poppy and Rye

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By Avi, Brian Floca (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780380797172
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Published: HarperCollins - August 15th, 2006

Poppy is at it again, as she travels through Dimwood forest with her friends, Ereth. She encounters many adventures and surprises the least of which is Ragweed's family. Another tale in the POPPY series. Also read RAGWEED. ~ Reviewed by Jessica Wood


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