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Ellie McDoodle: Have Pen, Will Travel (reissue)

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11 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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It's camping time for Ellie McDougal but she's not happy about it. Ellie's parents have to go out of town, so she and her baby brother, Ben-Ben, will be going with their Aunt Ug, Uncle Ewing, and cousins Erick, Deanna, and Tiffie. All of the camping supplies are pac...
It's camping time for Ellie McDougal but she's not happy about it. Ellie's parents have to go out of town, so she and her baby brother, Ben-Ben, will be going with their Aunt Ug, Uncle Ewing, and cousins Erick, Deanna, and Tiffie. All of the camping supplies are packed and ready to go, including Ellie's sketchbook. Will the trip be as bad as Ellie is afraid it will be? Through the pages of Ellie's sketchbook, she tells the story of her camping trip. She meets a 13-year-old boy by the name of Scott. He is one interesting character, as he speaks French, Japanese, and English. He wants to learn to draw, which is something that Ellie can help him with. He has to leave but never tells Ellie that he is leaving Campsite 137. She is saddened by her friend leaving. Her opinions of her relatives change throughout the book. In the beginning, she thinks of Erick as being a dinosaur but that changes as it goes along. Erick also collects frogs and thinks he has found the best frog, but holds him too tight -- Oh, no! The illustrations are very cute and add meaning to the story. The characters you meet in this book are very unusual. The storyline keeps young readers interested. This is a must read for children ages 9-12 who would love to be entertained with a good story and a very easy read. With fewer words and many pictures on each page than most books for this age group, this is a delight. Pack up your bags and get ready for a camping adventure with Ellie along -- it's bound to be a great time! I hope that there are more exciting adventures of ELLIE MCDOODLE books in the future. **Reviewed by: Bri P.

posted by Anonymous on October 21, 2007

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1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

Nice but dork diaries is better

Nice diary but dork diaries is better cause it actually HAS more than one book about it

posted by Anonymous on August 8, 2013

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 21, 2007

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    It's camping time for Ellie McDougal but she's not happy about it. Ellie's parents have to go out of town, so she and her baby brother, Ben-Ben, will be going with their Aunt Ug, Uncle Ewing, and cousins Erick, Deanna, and Tiffie. All of the camping supplies are packed and ready to go, including Ellie's sketchbook. Will the trip be as bad as Ellie is afraid it will be? Through the pages of Ellie's sketchbook, she tells the story of her camping trip. She meets a 13-year-old boy by the name of Scott. He is one interesting character, as he speaks French, Japanese, and English. He wants to learn to draw, which is something that Ellie can help him with. He has to leave but never tells Ellie that he is leaving Campsite 137. She is saddened by her friend leaving. Her opinions of her relatives change throughout the book. In the beginning, she thinks of Erick as being a dinosaur but that changes as it goes along. Erick also collects frogs and thinks he has found the best frog, but holds him too tight -- Oh, no! The illustrations are very cute and add meaning to the story. The characters you meet in this book are very unusual. The storyline keeps young readers interested. This is a must read for children ages 9-12 who would love to be entertained with a good story and a very easy read. With fewer words and many pictures on each page than most books for this age group, this is a delight. Pack up your bags and get ready for a camping adventure with Ellie along -- it's bound to be a great time! I hope that there are more exciting adventures of ELLIE MCDOODLE books in the future. **Reviewed by: Bri P.

    11 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 8, 2012

    Book

    Hilarious and always entertaining. A must read for kids. Not expensive...you will wanna read it again and again!

    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 15, 2011

    Wonderful kid-friendly read!

    This is a terrific book. The text alone would make a wonderful kid-friendly story, but the cartoon illustrations make it! It's amazing how simple the drawings are, yet they capture so much! I also love how honest Ellie is--a truly authentic kid's voice. And, on top of all that, it's pretty funny!

    Highly recommended! Kids will love it!

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 16, 2009

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    Havent Read Yet but Looks AAAAAAAAAWwwwwwwwwwweeeeeeeeeeeeessssssssssssssssoooooooooommmmmmmmmmeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!
    Peace OUt Dawg !

    3 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 28, 2008

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    Reviewed by Bri P. for TeensReadToo.com

    It's camping time for Ellie McDougal but she's not happy about it. Ellie's parents have to go out of town, so she and her baby brother, Ben-Ben, will be going with their Aunt Ug, Uncle Ewing, and cousins Erick, Deanna, and Tiffie. All of the camping supplies are packed and ready to go, including Ellie's sketchbook. Will the trip be as bad as Ellie is afraid it will be? <BR/><BR/>Through the pages of Ellie's sketchbook, she tells the story of her camping trip. She meets a 13-year-old boy by the name of Scott. He is one interesting character, as he speaks French, Japanese, and English. He wants to learn to draw, which is something that Ellie can help him with. He has to leave but never tells Ellie that he is leaving Campsite 137. She is saddened by her friend leaving. Her opinions of her relatives change throughout the book. In the beginning, she thinks of Erick as being a dinosaur but that changes as it goes along. Erick also collects frogs and thinks he has found the best frog, but holds him too tight -- Oh, no! <BR/><BR/>The illustrations are very cute and add meaning to the story. The characters you meet in this book are very unusual. The storyline keeps young readers interested. This is a must read for children ages 9-12 who would love to be entertained with a good story and a very easy read. With fewer words and many pictures on each page than most books for this age group, this is a delight. Pack up your bags and get ready for a camping adventure with Ellie along -- it's bound to be a great time! I hope that there are more exciting adventures of ELLIE MCDOODLE books in the future.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 23, 2013

    Ellie mcdoodle

    SO gooooooooooooooooooood +i hav red all the books

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 15, 2013

    AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Love this book. Kids 5 and up would <3 it! I read the sieries. The sieries is pretty good. Tommarow is my birthday, so that means I get to have the book that comes after this one! You would love th sieries.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 24, 2013

    Great Book

    We loved it!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 22, 2013

    AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    One of the best books ever!!!!!!!!!!!!

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 25, 2012

    Ellie fan

    This is one of my fav books

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 27, 2014

    Awesome

    I love these books i only have the first one its a really good series to read for ages 8-12 or 9-12 i really recomend this book

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 23, 2014

    I love ellie

    This is waaaaaaaaaaay better than dork diaries + i luv the part in this book where they get lost in the woods. Reply 2 broncos #1 fan. LETS GO BRONCOS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted December 28, 2012

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    Posted March 24, 2013

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