Dirty Gert

Dirty Gert

by Tedd Arnold


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Gert loves dirt. She rolls in it, digs in it, even tastes it.

But one day, while she's making mud pies, all that dirt changes her.  Gert sprouts leaves, grows roots, and begins to photosynthesize in the sunlight! Gert is delighted, but the neighborhood can’t believe it. . . and soon the notoriety becomes too much for the grungy, green girl.

Luckily, Mom and Dad know just what to do!

Told in rhythm and rhyme and full of fun, tongue-twisting vocabulary, Dirty Gert is a celebration of individuality and unconditional love. . . and, of course, of the fun of playing in the dirt.  Tedd Arnold’s cartoonish illustrations—complete with a cast of whispering worm commentators—express the joy of making mudpies, playing with worms, and most importantly, spending time with your loving family.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780823430543
Publisher: Holiday House
Publication date: 01/15/2014
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 792,172
Product dimensions: 9.70(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Tedd Arnold is the best-selling author-illustrator of the Fly Guy series, with two Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Honor books and more than 18.5 million books in print. He is author and illustrator of Dirty Gert, Vincent Paints His House, and Fix This Mess, an I Like to Read book. He is co-author and illustrator of the Noodleheads series, including Noodleheads See the Future, a Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Honor Book, an American Library Association Notable Book, and winner of the American Folklore Society's Aesop Prize.

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