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CRITICS HAVE SAID

  • This breezy sitcom of a story is an easy read with lightly developed characters, funny situations, and brisk pacing. The large font and energetic black-and-white illustrations will be inviting to readers transitioning to chapter books.
    –Susan Patron, School Library Journal

    • Lighthearted and humorous, this easy chapter book is made all the more appealing by Bernardin’s comical black-and-white illustrations.
      –Lauren Peterson, Booklist

      • A funny read for children and parents alike; nice for young readers because of the large font and black and white illustrations.
        –Cindy L. Carolan, Children

        • Humorous situations, familiar parent-speak applied at the funniest times, and a hilarious war of words add up to a pleasant family story for readers who are just ready for chapter books.
          –Kirkus Reviews

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Geras, Adele. The Cats of Cuckoo Square: Two Stories. Delacorte, 2001. ISBN-10: 038572926X

King-Smith, Dick. Lady Lollipop. Candlewick, 2001. ISBN-13: 978-0763621810

MacDonald, Amy. No More Nasty. Farrar, 2001. ISBN-13: 978-0374355296

MacDonald, Amy. No More Nice. Orchard, 1996. ISBN-13: 978-0374455118

MacDonald, Betty. Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle. HarperCollins, 1957. (And others in the Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle series.) ISBN-13: 978-0397317127

Shannon, David. David Gets in Trouble. Scholastic, 2002. ISBN-13: 978-0439050227

Shannon, David. David Goes to School. Scholastic, 1999. ISBN-13: 978-0590480871