M is for mischief: an A to Z of naughty children

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Dutton Children's Books, Jul 3, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
16 Reviews
Clever cautionary poems, raucously illustrated, about 26 children youÂ'd rather read about than meet.

Here are twenty-six brats youÂ'd never want to babysit: Catastrophic Coco, Gluttonous Griffin, Impolite Irma, and Quarrelsome Quincy, just to name a few. Linda AshmanÂ's perfectly crafted ditties about kids from Angry Abby, who is “apt to argue at any time and any place,” to Zany Zelda, who “zigs and zags through all the rooms,” are paired with hilariously energetic digital collages by Nancy Carpenter. Kids will relish the chaos these naughty tykes create—and also the comeuppance many of them justly receive.

Wickedly witty wordplay and fiendishly fresh artwork make this a standout in the field of alphabet books.

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Interesting illustrations. - Goodreads
I thought it was a crack up and very creative writing. - Goodreads
The rhymes and illustrations are very clever. - Goodreads

Review: M IS FOR MISCHIEF: An A to Z of Naughty Children

User Review  - Nicole - Goodreads

Carmen was probably too young for this one because she didn't enjoy it as much as I did. It tells about the mischief children can get into and for each letter many of the words in the description of the children begin with that letter. I thought it was a crack up and very creative writing. Read full review

Review: M IS FOR MISCHIEF: An A to Z of Naughty Children

User Review  - Rachel White - Goodreads

This alphabet book is the most unique alphabet book I've ever read. Each letter of the alphabet represents a different child. For example: L is for Lazy Lenore. Lenore loves to lounge. She will not do ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Linda Ashman is the author of many popular picture books, including Babies on the Go, illustrated by Jane Dyer. She lives in Denver, Colorado.

Nancy Carpenter, one of the most versatile and inventive picture book illustrators working today, lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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