Four Stupid Cupids

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Harper Collins, Dec 4, 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 183 pages

When four reckless mythical flying babies break loose from the ancient urn Fawn's aunt sent her from Greece, the boys in Fawn's class squirm in their seats -- and the girls start scheming. With help from these cupids, the members of the all-girl Tattletales Club could make this Valentine's Day a memorable one for their heartbroken teacher, Miss Earth. Little do they know just how crazy Valentine's Day will be, now that four cupids with rusty shooting skills are on the case!

 

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this is a lovely and funny Valentine's Day story. I'm sure most kids will really like it and be able to identify with one or other of the acting characters. Read full review

FOUR STUPID CUPIDS

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Having faced ghosts, aliens, and deadly Siberian snow spiders in previous adventures, the fifth graders at Josiah Fawcett Elementary take on a very different sort of challenge when a Grecian urn from ... Read full review

Contents

Prologue
1
My Bloody Valentine
3
The Ugly Vase
11
Miss Earths Broken Heart
18
A Meeting of Matchmakers
22
ShowandTell
29
Four Stupid Cupids
41
Cupids in the Hamlet House of Beauty
56
The Sting of Naxos
110
Capn Trueheart
122
The Several Stings of Rhoda
134
The Janitor Prince
149
The Sting of Baby Kos
155
The Couch Potato of Hamlet
163
Candy Hearts and Poison Darts?
170
An Emergency Book Report
178

Roses and Regrets
69
The Sting of a Cupids Arrow
77
The Sting of Milos
84
Kissing Kermit the Hermit
97
Frozen and Unfrozen
197
Happy in Hamlet
202
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Gregory Maguire is the New York Times bestselling author of Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister; Lost; Mirror Mirror; and the Wicked Years, a series that includes Wicked, Son of a Witch, A Lion Among Men, and Out of Oz. Now a beloved classic, Wicked is the basis for a blockbuster Tony Award–winning Broadway musical. Maguire has lectured on art, literature, and culture both at home and abroad. He lives with his family near Boston, Massachusetts.