Elbert's Bad Word by Audrey WoodElbert's Bad Word by Audrey Wood

Elbert's Bad Word

byAudrey WoodIllustratorDon Wood

Paperback | February 1, 2001

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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 their...
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Title:Elbert's Bad WordFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.5 × 8.5 × 0.14 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.