M is for mischief: an A to Z of naughty children
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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M IS FOR MISCHIEF: An A to Z of Naughty ChildrenUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
The illustrator of Jenny Offill's 17 Things I'm Not Allowed To Do Anymore (2007) builds on a clear knack for depicting deceptively fresh-faced children with this extended alliterative gallery of ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - rfewell - LibraryThing
This one was a great read-aloud for my kiddos. Lots of great vocabulary! My son asked me "what's eavesdropping? Why's that bad?" It was a great way to open up conversation! Read full review