Uh-oh, Cleoby Jessica Harper, Jon Berkeley
Saturdays are usually nothing but fun in the Small household. Cleo and her twin brother, Jack, always play games, torture their older sister, and then bike to the best Candy store in town. But this Saturday is different. Jack decided to Spider-Man up the toy shelf and made the whole thing tip over. And one of the things that flew off hit Cleo in the head, making
Saturdays are usually nothing but fun in the Small household. Cleo and her twin brother, Jack, always play games, torture their older sister, and then bike to the best Candy store in town. But this Saturday is different. Jack decided to Spider-Man up the toy shelf and made the whole thing tip over. And one of the things that flew off hit Cleo in the head, making her bleed and everything. As her mom sings:
'Your story's kinda gory, but it has a moral, which is:
Beware a day that starts out normal. It might end in stitches!'
Cleo's unique voice and lively narration will pull chapter book readers into her amusing stories of life in a big family that has many uh-oh moments.
With a twin brother, Jack, as well as other siblings, and an assortment of toys that live in her special Toy House, eight-year-old Cleo always has someone to pal around with and something to do. When Jack decides to climb the toy house, causing it to fall over, one of the toys hits Cleo in the head, landing her in the hospital for stitches. This new experience in young Cleo's life is a memorable one, and it's made more impressionable by her loving family. Comical family situations are reminiscent of Eleanor Estes's Moffats (although this book is not as long), and Cleo is comparable to Sally Warner's Emma. Playful ink illustrations and large font make it a natural choice for those readers bounding into the world of beginning chapter books. Cleo will appeal to kids who've enjoyed Barbara Park's Junie B. Jones, Susan Beth Pfeffer's Sara Kate, or Sheila Greenwald's Rosy Cole.-Jennifer Cogan, Bucks County Free Library, Doylestown, PA
Meet the Author
Jessica Harper is an award-winning actress with numerous film, theatre and television roles to her credit. She’s perhaps best known for co-starring roles in such films as Woody Allen’s “Stardust Memories,” “Pennies From Heaven,” with Steve Martin and “My Favorite Year” with Peter O’Toole. Her recordings for children have won many awards, including multiple Parents’ Choice Gold Awards and NAPPA awards. When Rounder Records released Harper’s latest recording, “Inside Out,” in 2001, the LA Times said “…children’s music doesn’t get better than this.” In addition, Harper has written several books for children, including “I Forgot My Shoes” and “I Like Where I Am” from Penguin Putnam.
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