The Bad Times of Irma Baumlein

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Aladdin Books, Oct 1, 1991 - Juvenile Fiction - 134 pages
Irma's lie about having the biggest doll in the world leads her into deeper and deeper trouble.

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User Review  - skraftdesigns - LibraryThing

I read this at about 9 years old, and it stuck with me. With a little research I was able to track it down and read it again. At the time, I could be described as a bit of a troubled child, perhaps ... Read full review

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Simplistic yet sympathetic morality tale about the consequences of lying and the freedom to be found in truth. Read full review

Contents

Judys House
1
Irmas House
11
A Restless Night
22
How Was School Today Irma?
30
BEEP
41
The Window Trimmer
49
The Toy Department
57
A Walk in the Park
65
Another Restless Night
73
Quiet Sunday
83
The Window Trimmer Again
94
Do Whatever You Like Irma
102
Harvest Home
111
4 Stop the Program
121
5 Irma Resolves to Be More Careful
130
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About the author (1991)

Carol Ryrie Brink was the author of many books for young readers, including "Caddie Woodlawn's Family, " the companion volume to "Caddie Woodlawn", and "Baby Island".

The late Trina Schart Hyman illustrated dozens of books and became one of the most respected artists in the field of children's literature. She was awarded the Caldecott Medal in 1985 for St. George and the Dragon

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