A Bad Case of Stripes

A Bad Case of Stripes

Book - 1998
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In order to ensure her popularity, Camilla Cream always does what is expected, until the day arrives when she no longer recognizes herself.
Publisher: New York : Blue Sky Press, c1998
ISBN: 9780590929974
0590929976
Branch Call Number: jp SHA NVD
Characteristics: [30] p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm

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breannatrinh
Sep 16, 2016

I was in 2nd grade when my teacher read this book, and I absolutely loved it!! I usually forget the books that I've read or been read to, but this one stood out so much to me that I couldn't forget the name.

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kristyhillius
Jan 12, 2016

I love children books that have something meaningful behind the story. This book is awesome! My daughter loved it. We read it over and over. It doesn't get boring. Moral of the story is just be yourself. Love it!

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freckled2much
Jan 02, 2016

We love David Shannon books, and this was no exception. My 7-year old loved it, he thought the tree legs picture was creepy but cool, and is now curious to try lima beans. :)

nmastny Sep 04, 2014

This is a wonderfully illustrated book. It terrified by 6 year old though. I think because the girl is only cured by eating vegetables. My child is doomed if this happens to him in real life :)

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mmcbeth29
Aug 12, 2014

The first thing I noticed about this book were the gorgeous illustrations. They are rich and colorful. I like the depth of the story where a little girl who doesn't act like herself--so she can please others--suddenly becomes everything else but herself. She becomes striped and feathered and treelike.
An older child would understand these transformations. A younger child would not only not understand, but could be very disturbed and frightened by the images. The book is advertized for ages 4-8. This is completely inappropriate. The youngest age range I would recommend this book to would be 2nd or 3rd grade. This book also has a higher vocabulary than would be appropriate for the younger children. I used this book in my classroom when I taught fifth grade.
Would I recommend this book? YES. For ages 8 and up.

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sapphicatthedisco
Oct 25, 2013

Really good when I was 5 my dad read it to me all the time

YogiMumma Jul 11, 2012

REad several times! Great message!

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Alanreviews
Jun 03, 2017

Alanreviews thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

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breannatrinh
Sep 16, 2016

breannatrinh thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 4 and 9

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mmcbeth29
Aug 12, 2014

mmcbeth29 thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

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red_flamingo_85 thinks this title is suitable for 5 years and over

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