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The Bye-Bye Pie

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When Grandma announces that she is going to Greenland for a year, her family plans a surprise party. Joey confidently helps out cooking, cleaning and making gifts. "You're too little help," he tells his brother Alfie. But it is Alfie who comes to Joey's rescue when the dessert meets with an unfortunate accident. And Joey learns that sometimes a family's secret recipe contains the ingredients for togetherness, not just pie.

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Overview

When Grandma announces that she is going to Greenland for a year, her family plans a surprise party. Joey confidently helps out cooking, cleaning and making gifts. "You're too little help," he tells his brother Alfie. But it is Alfie who comes to Joey's rescue when the dessert meets with an unfortunate accident. And Joey learns that sometimes a family's secret recipe contains the ingredients for togetherness, not just pie.

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Children's Literature - Carolyn Dennette Michaels
A surprise family birthday party is planned when a beloved grandmother announces that she is going to Greenland for a year. Small Joey declares his intention to be a big help, telling his smaller brother, Alfie, "You're too little to help!" But, of course, when a crisis occurs, Alfie saves the cake. From cover art, to end papers covered with sticky fingers, to illustrations that more than bolster the text, to the inclusion of the recipe for "Bye, Bye pie" this is a winner. That is, if you seek a non-didactic way to transmit your belief in the value, to a child, of a unified family that cuts their children some slack.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781550414059
  • Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Limited
  • Publication date: 7/20/1999
  • Pages: 31
  • Age range: 5 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.35 (w) x 10.37 (h) x 0.48 (d)

Meet the Author

Ruth Ohi is a prolific illustrator of over 40 picture books and novels including And You Be The Cat, The Prince of Tarn and The Bye-Bye Pie. Ohi has written several of her own, including Pants Off First. She lives with her family in Toronto, Ontario.

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