New & Improved

New & Improved

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Overview

Finley can’t wait to starttheinventors projectatschool—after all,thinking up new ideas is her thing.Butwhen the prototypeof herSupersonic Sibling Sublimator fails and her older brother plays a joke on her,Finley discovers that everyone could stand to lighten upa bit.Starting over, shecreates a hilarious deviceguaranteed to make people laugh more and live longer. But will herentertaining inventionwork on the super-serious invention judges?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781479559596
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 08/01/2015
Series: Finley Flowers
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,201,824
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.80(d)
Lexile: 610L (what's this?)
Age Range: 7 - 8 Years

About the Author

Jessica Young grew up inOntario, Canada. The same things make her happy now as when she was a kid: dancing, painting, music, digging in the dirt, picnics, reading, and writing. Like Finley Flowers, Jessica loves making stuff. When she was little, she wanted to be a tap-dancing flight attendant/veterinarian, but she's changed her mind! Jessica currently lives with her family in Nashville, Tennessee.

Jessica was born on a spring day in 1978 in a small French town. When she was very young she had strange buddies that were always with her: felt pens, colored pencils, brushes and paint. After several years spent in various agencies of architecture, she decided to give up squares, rulers, and compasses and put her body, heart, and soul into what she always loved—putting her own imagination on paper. She’s currently residing at her studio in Paris, drawing for magazines and children’s books in France and abroad.

Table of Contents

A nice device -- The next pet rock -- It's all been done before -- Supersonic sibling sublimator -- Brand-new thing -- Joy to the world -- Sense-of-humor test -- Just for laughs -- Funny face -- Tickle time -- Totally tongue-tied -- Give burps a chance -- A joyful noise -- Team effort.

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