My Name Is Elizabeth!

Hardcover | September 1, 2011

byAnnika DunkleeIllustratorMatthew Forsythe

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Meet Elizabeth. She's got an excellent pet duck, a loving granddad and a first name that's just awesome. After all, she's got a queen named after her! So she's really not amused when people insist on using nicknames like ?Lizzy? and ?Beth.? She bears her frustration in silence until an otherwise ordinary autumn day, when she discovers her power to change things once and for all. In the process, Elizabeth learns about communication and respect --- and their roles in building better relationships with family and friends. The two-toned illustrations reflect the story's energy and sass, and the comic-book-like format makes it easy to follow. The cheeky, retro drawings also keep it real --- depicting the sometimes-feisty Elizabeth as a resolutely normal kid --- whether she's flossing her teeth or feeding her pet duck.

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Meet Elizabeth. She's got an excellent pet duck, a loving granddad and a first name that's just awesome. After all, she's got a queen named after her! So she's really not amused when people insist on using nicknames like ?Lizzy? and ?Beth.? She bears her frustration in silence until an otherwise ordinary autumn day, when she discovers ...

Annika Dunklee was born in Uppsala, Sweden, to a Scottish father and a Swedish mother. She bases a lot of her stories on her own childhood memories. My Name Is Elizabeth! was inspired by anyone who dislikes having his or her name shortened, lengthened, mispronounced or mangled in some way.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:24 pages, 9.5 × 9.25 × 0.25 inPublished:September 1, 2011Publisher:Kids Can PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1554535603

ISBN - 13:9781554535606

Appropriate for ages: 3

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Adorable! The combination of the vintage illustration style and simple story, will make a delightful bedtime read. Mathew Forstythe's characterization of Elizabeth accentuates' Dunklee's humour. I hope that we will see more of her.
Date published: 2011-08-10