My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother: With Audio Recording

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Simon and Schuster, Jun 28, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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There's nothing worse than a rotten redheaded older brother who can do everything you can do better! Patricia's brother Richard could run the fastest, climb the highest, and spit the farthest and still smile his extra-rotten, greeny-toothed, weasel-eyed grin.

But when little Patricia wishes on a shooting star that she could do something -- anything -- to show him up, she finds out just what wishes -- and rotten redheaded older brothers -- can really do.

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User Review  - cpaavola - LibraryThing

This is a fun picture book about a younger sister and her "rotten redheaded older brother," who compete all the time but he always seems to win no matter how hard she tries. The sister comes up with a ... Read full review

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User Review  - ajohns75 - LibraryThing

I found this book to be a story that anyone with a sibling rivalry could understand and appreciate. The author perfectly describes the relationship between a bickering brother and sister. The ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Patricia Polacco belongs to a family of storytellers, poets, farmers, teachers, and artists. They came from many parts of the world, but mainly Russia. She grew up to be an illustrator, a designer, and creator of many beloved children’s books, including The Keeping Quilt, The Blessing Cup, Fiona’s Lace, The Trees of the Dancing Goats, Babushka’s Doll, and My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother. She lives in Union City, Michigan. Visit her at and follow her on Facebook.

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