M is for mischief: an A to Z of naughty children

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Dutton Children's Books, Jul 3, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Clever cautionary poems, raucously illustrated, about 26 children you┬'d rather read about than meet.

Here are twenty-six brats you┬'d never want to babysit: Catastrophic Coco, Gluttonous Griffin, Impolite Irma, and Quarrelsome Quincy, just to name a few. Linda Ashman┬'s perfectly crafted ditties about kids from Angry Abby, who is ┬“apt to argue at any time and any place,┬” to Zany Zelda, who ┬“zigs and zags through all the rooms,┬” are paired with hilariously energetic digital collages by Nancy Carpenter. Kids will relish the chaos these naughty tykes create┬—and also the comeuppance many of them justly receive.

Wickedly witty wordplay and fiendishly fresh artwork make this a standout in the field of alphabet books.

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Review: M IS FOR MISCHIEF: An A to Z of Naughty Children

User Review  - Char Hight - Goodreads

I would say this book is great for third grade. Great for introducing adjectives and alliteration. This is a great read aloud for children who like challenging words. Also great book to pair with an ... Read full review

Review: M Is for Mischief: An A to Z of Naughty Children

User Review  - Goodreads

I would say this book is great for third grade. Great for introducing adjectives and alliteration. This is a great read aloud for children who like challenging words. Also great book to pair with an ... Read full review

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Linda Ashman is the author of many popular picture books, including Babies on the Go, illustrated by Jane Dyer. She lives in Denver, Colorado.

Nancy Carpenter, one of the most versatile and inventive picture book illustrators working today, lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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