The Good-bye Book

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Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Mar 31, 1992 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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This little boy will do anything to avoid an evening with the baby-sitter. He pleads with his parents. He begs. He bargains. Maybe he has a fever of a hundred and ten. Maybe he'll run away. Maybe he won't say good-bye!

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User Review  - empress8411 - LibraryThing

This is a cute, clever, little book. The little boy doesn't want his parents to leave him for a night out - so he threatens and fights and is generally - a little boy. Hilarious. The crack about ... Read full review

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A young boy struggles to accept that his parents are leaving him at home with a babysitter while they go out for the evening. He comes to find out that spending some time with a babysitter can be fun! Source: Pierce College Library Ages: 4-6 Read full review

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Judith Viorst was born and brought up in New Jersey and has lived in Washington, DC, since 1960, when she married Milton Viorst, a political writer. A graduate in 1981 of the Washington Psychoanalytic Institute, Viorst writes in many different areas: science books, children’s chapter and picture books—including the beloved Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, which has sold some four million copies; adult fiction and nonfiction including the New York Times bestseller, Necessary Losses; poetry for children and adults; and four musicals. Her most recent books of poetry include What Are You Glad About? What Are You Mad About? and Nearing Ninety.

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