Mr. Big Brother

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Jon, Eli's big brother, has called Eli many nicknames, such as Mr. Bubble Gum, Mr. Baseball, and Mr. Garbage. Now Eli is back, better than ever, and this time, he is going to be a big brother. But there is more to being a big brother than meets the eye. Join Eli as he learns a special lesson in brotherly love.

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Overview

Jon, Eli's big brother, has called Eli many nicknames, such as Mr. Bubble Gum, Mr. Baseball, and Mr. Garbage. Now Eli is back, better than ever, and this time, he is going to be a big brother. But there is more to being a big brother than meets the eye. Join Eli as he learns a special lesson in brotherly love.

Familiarizes children with the responsibilities of being an older brother/sister.

Eli is disappointed when the new baby in his family is a little sister rather than the brother he had expected.

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Children's Literature - Marilyn Courtot
Eli is really excited. His Mom is going to have a baby and he will no longer be the younger brother. Soon he will have a kid brother with whom he can play ball and teach all kinds of guy stuff. But the expected brother turns out to be a sister and Eli is really unhappy--he wants his parents to give her back. He tries ignoring the baby until the day she is thrust into his lap and he decides she is kind of cute and just maybe they can still play ball and do other things when Mr. Sister as he calls her, grows up. A "Bank Street Ready-To-Read" Level 1 book.
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PreS-Gr 2 Simple stories with large, easy-to-read type and texts. In Mr. Big Brother, Eli is excited because his mom is going to have a baby. Tired of being the youngest in the family, he can't wait for the new babe to arrive so that he and his older brother, John, can have all sorts of exciting adventures with him. But the infant turns out to be a girl. The disappointed sibling finally accepts his new sister, providing a neat, satisfying conclusion. My First Day at Camp is narrated by Anna, who is eager, though a bit apprehensive about going to a day camp where she knows no one. By the time she gets home, however, she can't wait to return. Both stories are illustrated with colorful, engaging pictures on every page. The simple plots move quickly toward the predictable conclusions, and the situations presented reflect common childhood experiences. As fare for beginning readers, these are serviceable selections. Jane Claes, T. J. Lee Elementary School, Irving, TX Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780553375862
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 5/11/1999
  • Series: Bank Street Ready-to-Read Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 3 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.99 (w) x 8.91 (h) x 0.12 (d)

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