A Bad Case of Stripes

A Bad Case of Stripes

A Bad Case of Stripes

A Bad Case of Stripes

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A hilarious and brilliant story for young readers. When Camilla comforms for the sake of fitting in, she gets stricken with the stripes. On the surface, an amusing romp; underneath, a meaningful theme. It’s got something for everyone.

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Category: Making Friends"What we have here is a bad case of stripes. One of the worst I've ever seen!"Camilla Cream loves lima beans, but she never eats them. Why? Because the other kids in her school don't like them. And Camilla Cream is very, very worried about what other people think of her. In fact, she's so worried that she's about to break out in...a bad case of stripes!"Shannon's story is a good poke in the eye of conformity...and his empathetic, vivid artwork keeps perfect pace with the tale."-Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780439598385
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 05/01/2004
Edition description: First Bookshelf Edition
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 14,776
Product dimensions: 7.96(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile: AD610L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

About The Author
David Shannon is the internationally acclaimed creator of more than 40 picture books, including No, David!, a Caldecott Honor Book, and his second New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year, and four more David picture books. Shannon's bestsellers include A Bad Case of Stripes, Duck on a Bike, and Too Many Toys. He lives in Southern California with his family and Roy, their West Highland white terrier.


Los Angeles, California

Date of Birth:

October 5, 1960

Place of Birth:

Washington, D. C. (Raised in Spokane, Washington)


B.A., Art Center College of Design
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