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A Bad Case of Stripes (Hardcover)

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By David Shannon, David Shannon (Illustrator)
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"What we have here is a bad case of stripes. One of the worst I've ever seen!"Camilla Cream loves lima beans, but she never eats them. Why? Because the other kids in her school don't like them. And Camilla Cream is very, very worried about what other people think of her. In fact, she's so worried that she's about to break out in...a bad case of stripes!

About the Author


David Shannon is the internationally acclaimed creator of more than 30 picture books, including No, David!, a Caldecott Honor Book and his second New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year, and four more David picture books. Shannon's bestsellers include A Bad Case of Stripes, Duck on a Bike, and Too Many Toys. He lives in Southern California with his family and Roy, their West Highland White Terrier.
David Shannon is the internationally acclaimed creator of more than 30 picture books, including No, David!, a Caldecott Honor Book and his second New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year, and four more David picture books. Shannon's bestsellers include A Bad Case of Stripes, Duck on a Bike, and Too Many Toys. He lives in Southern California with his family and Roy, their West Highland White Terrier.

Praise For…


IRA Children's ChoicePennsylvania Young Readers' Choice Award* "Shannon's story is a good poke in the eye of conformity--imaginative, vibrant, and at times good and spooky--and his emphatic, vivid artwork keeps perfect pace with the tale." -- Kirkus Reviews, (starred review)"Shannon's over-the-top art is sensational, an ingenious combination of the concrete and the fantastic..." -- Booklist

IRA Children's ChoicePennsylvania Young Readers' Choice Award* "Shannon's story is a good poke in the eye of conformity--imaginative, vibrant, and at times good and spooky--and his emphatic, vivid artwork keeps perfect pace with the tale." -- Kirkus Reviews, (starred review)"Shannon's over-the-top art is sensational, an ingenious combination of the concrete and the fantastic..." -- Booklist


Product Details
ISBN: 9780590929974
ISBN-10: 0590929976
Publisher: Blue Sky Press
Publication Date: March 1st, 1998
Pages: 32
Language: English

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