Elbert's Bad Word

Paperback | February 1, 2001

byAudrey WoodIllustratorDon Wood

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With humor and insight, Audrey Wood tells a tale certain to tickle anyone shocked to hear a child utter a bad word; and Elbert's cure provides an ingenious solution. The vivid, hilarious illustrations rendered by Audrey and Don Wood together offer fans a new dimension to their previous collaborations.

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This tale is certain to tickle anyone shocked to hear a child utter a bad word--and Elbert's "cure" provides an ingenious solution to the problem. "A delightfully imaginative book".--Kirkus Reviews. An American Bookseller Pick of the Lists. Full-color illustrations

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With humor and insight, Audrey Wood tells a tale certain to tickle anyone shocked to hear a child utter a bad word; and Elbert's cure provides an ingenious solution. The vivid, hilarious illustrations rendered by Audrey and Don Wood together offer fans a new dimension to their previous collaborations.

Audrey Wood is the author of many beloved books for children, including the bestselling classic The Napping House , its companion The Full Moon at the Napping House, Caldecott Honor Book King Bidgood's in the Bathtub , Heckedy Peg , Piggies, and Piggy Pie Po , all of which were illustrated by her husband, Don Wood. The Woods divide t...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.04 × 8.52 × 0.1 inPublished:February 1, 2001Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152013679

ISBN - 13:9780152013677

Appropriate for ages: 4

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This tale is certain to tickle anyone shocked to hear a child utter a bad word--and Elbert's "cure" provides an ingenious solution to the problem. "A delightfully imaginative book".--Kirkus Reviews. An American Bookseller Pick of the Lists. Full-color illustrations

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Slapstick comedy frees this lesson on "bad" words from didacticism; "A comic but sensible book," said PW. Ages 4-8.