Some Things Are Scary

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Some Things Are Scary
Written by Florence Parry Heide
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN-10: 0763655902
ISBN-13: 9780763655907
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Some Things Are Scary

author: Florence Parry Heide
illustrator: Jules Feiffer

You’re skating downhill, but you don’t know how to stop. You’re having your hair cut, and you suddenly realize . . . they’re cutting it too short. There’s no question about it: some things are scary. And never have common bugaboos been exposed with more comic urgency than in this masterful mix of things horrible and humiliating, monstrous or merely unsettling. Perfectly pitched to a kid’s perspective, Florence Parry Heide’s witty text and Jules Feiffer’s over-the-top illustrations will get even the most anxious recipients laughing, while reassuring them (no matter how old they are) that they’re not alone in their fears.

"With perceptive examples and over-the-top images of physical comedy, Heide and Feiffer acknowledge, and perhaps demystify, some shared fears." —Publishers Weekly (starred review)
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isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763655902 /  9780763655907
on sale date:
07/2011
type/format:
Picture Books / Trade Paperback
age range:
3 yrs - 7 yrs
# of pages/size:
40 / 9" x 10 1/4"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 2
 
subjects:
Holidays & Celebrations; Social Issues; Juvenile Nonfiction; Humorous Stories;
 
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