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A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever


  • Frazee’s hilarious round-headed cartoons romp across the page in snort-inducing counterpoint, abetted by the occasional speech balloon. . . . The genius here is not that the boys finally get outside in the end; it’s that their joy in being together is celebrated equally whether they’re annihilating each other in a video game or building a replica of Antarctica on Bill and Pam’s dock. As respectful of kid sensibilities and priorities as it’s possible for an adult to achieve.
  • A wonderful late-winter reminder that summer is coming, this will cheer up audiences by encouraging them to reflect on glorious summers past and even more glorious summers to anticipate.
    –Center for Children
  • Like The Hello Goodbye Window, Frazee’s story celebrates casual extended-family affection, with a knowing wink at the friends’ dismissal of their elders’ best-laid plans.
    –Publishers Weekly


  • Best, Cari. When Catherine the Great and I Were Eight! Farrar, 2003.
  • Frazee, Marla. Walk On. Harcourt, 2006.
  • Juster, Norton. The Hello, Goodbye Window. Hyperion, 2005.
  • LaMarche, Jim. The Raft. HarperCollins, 2000.
  • Manzano, Sonia. No Dogs Allowed! Atheneum, 2004.
  • Perkins, Lynne Rae. Pictures from Our Vacation. Greenwillow, 2007.
  • Stewig, John Warren. Making Plum Jam. Hyperion, 2002.
  • Williams, Vera B. Three Days on a River in a Red Canoe. Greenwillow, 1981.