Harriet's in trouble when her classmates read about
themselves in her secret notebook. When they start a Spy
Catchers' Club--and guess who's not invited to join--Harriet
turns to her nanny for help. Kids might not like the idea of
Harriet writing about them, but they'll certainly enjoy reading
what she has to say about everybody in her world!
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Flat as a pancake, smashed by a bulletin board, Stanley
uses his new shape to gain attention, but he soon learns the
downside of being different. Jeff Brown's sophisticated humor
keeps adults entertained, while kids identify with Stanley's
feelings and enjoy his adventures. The illustration style, though
dated, is expressive and funny.
Young Marco weaves a tall tale about a Roman charioteer, an
elephant, a zebra, and a menagerie parading down the title
thoroughfare in this, the first of Dr. Seuss's many classics. The
simple story is an indictment of stern, soul-crushing adults who
stifle creativity, but it stands on its own two hooves as a
colorful flight of fancy for kids.
The students at Napville School snooze through Officer
Buckle's safety speeches until his new police dog, Gloria, joins
the act. Gloria's acting talents suddenly make Officer Buckle the
talk of the town. This zany book, illustrated in vibrant color,
tickles funny bones while teaching gentle lessons about safety
Reluctant readers have a quirky new friend.
Boy humor should appeal to reluctant readers.
Dark humor may not be to everyone's taste.