Big Mean Mike

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Big Mean Mike
Written by Michelle Knudsen
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ISBN-13: 9780763649906
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Big Mean Mike

author: Michelle Knudsen
illustrator: Scott Magoon

Big Mean Mike is the biggest, toughest dog in the whole neighborhood. He has a big, mean car that he likes to drive around the big, mean streets. Everyone knows that Mike is big and mean, and thatís just the way he likes it. But one day a tiny, fuzzy bunny shows up in his car. Mike canít believe it! Before anyone can see, he puts the bunny down on the sidewalk and drives away. When the tiny, fuzzy bunny shows up again ó and this time brings a friend ó Mike tells them both to get lost. Big mean dogs do not hang out with tiny, fuzzy bunnies! But gosh, those bunnies sure are cute. . . . From best-selling author Michelle Knudsen and illustrator Scott Magoon comes a comical lesson about how keeping up your image is not nearly as fun as being your own quirky self.

A laugh-out-loud funny story about not worrying what others think ó even if youíre big and tough, and your friends are fuzzy and cute.
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Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
4 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
40 / 10 1/4" x 9 13/16"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 3
Animals; Humorous Stories; Social Themes;
author’s comments:
Michelle Knudsen is the New York Times best-selling author of Library Lion, illustrated by Kevin Hawkes; Argus, illustrated by Andrťa Wesson; Big Mean Mike, illustrated by Scott Magoon; and Marilynís Monster, illustrated by Matt Phelan, as well as the Trelian middle-grade fantasy trilogy and the Evil Librarian YA horror-comedy trilogy. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, and is terrified of spiders.
illustrator’s comments:
Scott Magoon has illustrated several books for children, including If Waffles Were Like Boys by Charise Mericle Harper and Otto, The Boy Who Loved Cars by Kara LaReau. Scott Magoon lives near Boston, Massachusetts.
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