What the no-good baby is good for

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G. P. Putnam's Sons, May 24, 2005 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
9 Reviews
Tired of all the trouble his no-good baby sister causes, John tells his mother the baby has to go and she agrees, but as John packs the baby's suitcase, he realizes there are some things he likes about his sister, too.

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Review: What the No-Good Baby is Good For

User Review  - Ryan - Goodreads

Seriously. How many books do we really need about learning not to hate a new baby? Is that the only problem early readers face nowadays? I'm waiting for the book on how not to use the entire role of toilet paper to wipe yourself. Read full review

Review: What the No-Good Baby is Good For

User Review  - Jane Sandberg - Goodreads

A fun take on the old sibling-jealousy-turning-to-affection theme. It's not until John starts packing to send his baby sister away that he realizes that she might be good for something after all. Read full review


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About the author (2005)

Elise Broach lives with her family in rural Connecticut, where she writes books for children and teens, including "When Dinosaurs Came With Everything", "Shakespeare's Secret "and "Wet Dog!", and serves in town government. Visit Elise at www.elisebroach.com.

Abby Carter has illustrated many picture and chapter books, including, most recently, Slithery Jake, published by HarperCollins. Her work also appears on Fresh Samantha beverage bottles. She lives in Hadlyme, Connecticut.

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