D.W. All Wet

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D.W. bosses her brother Arthur into carrying her on his shoulders at the beach because she maintains that she hates the water, until she gets a big wet surprise.

D.W. bosses her brother Arthur into carrying her on his shoulders at the beach because she maintains that she hates the water, until she gets a big wet surprise.

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Overview

D.W. bosses her brother Arthur into carrying her on his shoulders at the beach because she maintains that she hates the water, until she gets a big wet surprise.

D.W. bosses her brother Arthur into carrying her on his shoulders at the beach because she maintains that she hates the water, until she gets a big wet surprise.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Arthur the Aardvark's little sister D.W. stars in the second book (the first was D.W. Flips) of her own series that features the likable, cheeky young heroine. This time D.W. stands in her sunglasses, robe and broad-brimmed sunhat, and adamantly announces, ``I don't like the beach, and I don't like to get wet.'' She asks to leave the minute she arrives, she won't play and she's afraid of getting sunburned. It's Arthur who helps change D.W.'s mind about the beach by unexpectedly tossing her into very shallow water where ``D.W. dipped, floated, flipped, flopped, squirted, splashed, and dunked.'' By the end of the day, D.W. pleads, ``Let's come back tomorrow!'' Brown's artwork is filled with humor that expands his simple, appealing story. Sunny endpapersfilled with popsicles, starfish and gogglesnicely complement this book, ideal for summer reading. Ages 3-7. (April)
Children's Literature - Marilyn Courtot
D.W. is convinced that she won't like swimming in the ocean. While playing with her brother Arthur she accidentally gets dumped in the water. Well that is all it takes, because D.W. starts to have so much fun that she wants to come back the next day. A nice selection for kids who may be reluctant to try something new. Brown fills each scene with lots of humor.
School Library Journal
PreS-Gr 2 Arthur the aardvark's younger sister returns in true D. W. fashion. She's obstinate, whiney, and totally irresistibleto Arthur and to his fans. Here the family is at the beach, and D. W. is determined to let every one know how miserable she is. She hates the beach, the water, the sun everything about the experience, until a wise and loving older brother forcefully coaxes her into the water. Families of rabbits and aardvarks bask in the sun or take shelter under colorful beach um brellas; children (except D. W.) build castles, swim, or play in the water. All the while, D. W. remains high and dryuntil the very end. The book is so expertly conceived that non-readers will be able to follow every moment of D. W.'s day, from unhappiness to de light. Youngsters will predict the end ing, but they'll still love seeing her about-face and relate to her fear of the unknown. D. W. and Arthur at the beachthey're sure to make a big splash with the preschool crowd as well as with beginning readers. Trev Jones, ``School Library Journal ''
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780316112680
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Publication date: 4/28/1991
  • Series: Arthur Adventures Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 24
  • Sales rank: 357,394
  • Age range: 1 - 6 Years
  • Lexile: 50L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 7.37 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.12 (d)

Meet the Author

Marc Brown

Marc Brown is the creator of the bestselling Arthur Adventure book series and creative producer of the number-one children's PBS television series, Arthur. He has also illustrated many other books for children, including Ten Tiny Toes and If All the Animals Came Inside. Marc lives with his family in Tisbury, Martha's Vineyard.

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    1. Also Known As:
      Marc Tolan Brown
    2. Hometown:
      Hingham, Massachusetts and Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts
    1. Date of Birth:
      November 25, 1946
    2. Place of Birth:
      Erie, Pennsylvania
    1. Education:
      M.F.A., Cleveland Institute of Art, 1969

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  • Posted November 18, 2011

    Very Enjoyable for a 3-5 year old

    I bought this for my 4-year old son as he was enamored by D.W.'s Guide to Preschool so much - I was getting tired of reading it over and over. This story is funny and teaches and important lesson of trying things out first prior to making up your mind about them.

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