Stop that Pickle!

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Houghton Mifflin, 1993 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
14 Reviews
When Mrs. Elmira Deeds waddles into Mr. Adolph's deli and asks for a pickle, chaos erupts! The pickle escapes from the jar, and a cast of zany characters, including a peanut butter and jelly sandwich and seventeen toasted almonds, joins in the chase to stop the pickle as it attempts to run away. "Sophisticated art, in a funny book with broad appeal." -- Kirkus Reviews

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User Review  - Toby Abrahamsen - Goodreads

This would be a great book to read out loud to students and for them to join chorus style in the common phrase "stop that pickle!" The illustrations are whimsical, and perhaps can lead to students writing a story from the POV of something they had to eat that morning. Read full review

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User Review  - Marissa Garcia - Goodreads

I'm not entirely sure why the pickle's food brethren feel the need to hunt down the pickle, who just doesn't want to be eaten. Are they wanting him to suffer the same ill fate of all food? Is this ... Read full review

About the author (1993)

Peter Armour and Andrew Shachat both live and work in California.

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