Matthew A.B.C.

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Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Jul 1, 2005 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Mrs. Tuttle has her hands full with a class of twenty-five boys -- and to make matters worse, they're all named Matthew! Could there be room for one more Matthew? Mrs. Tuttle thinks so...and she doesn't even have trouble figuring out which boy is which. The new Matthew fits right in with the others as readers discover that each Matthew is unique in his own special, alphabetical way.

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User Review  - matthewbloome - LibraryThing

I liked the goofy humor of this story and as a teacher I really liked the idea of 25 kids with the same name. While 25 would be unimaginable, I've seen classes with 3 or 4 and it's tough. Read full review

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User Review  - MichelleForestier - LibraryThing

Great Book! One of my new favorties for sure! This book is great for teachers to teach their kids who are learning ABC and the kids will enjoy because it isn't your typical ABC book. Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Peter Catalanotto has written seventeen books for children, including Monkey & Robot, More of Monkey & Robot, The Newbies, Question Boy Meets Little Miss Know-It-All, Ivan the Terrier, Matthew A.B.C., and Emily’s Art, of which School Library Journal said in a starred review, “whether viewed from afar or up close, this creative and heartfelt book is a masterpiece.” In 2008, First Lady Laura Bush commissioned Peter to illustrate the White House holiday brochure. He currently teaches the first children’s book writing course offered by both Columbia University and Pratt Institute. Peter has illustrated more than thirty books for other writers including George Ella Lyon, Cynthia Rylant, Mary Pope Osborne, Joanne Ryder, Robert Burleigh, and Megan McDonald. 

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