Parts by Tedd ArnoldParts by Tedd Arnold


byTedd Arnold

Paperback | October 1, 2000

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I just don't know what's going onOr why it has to beBut every day it's something worseWhat's happening to me?So begins this uproarious new story from the best-selling creator of No Jumping on the Bed!,Green Wilma, and other popular books. The young narrator has discovered a disturbing trend: There's fuzz in his belly button his toes are peeling and something just fell out of his nose. The last straw is a loose tooth, which convinces him of the awful truth his parts are coming unglued!Parts deals with a subject of deepest interest to every young child: the stuff our bodies shed. Parents will appreciate the reassuring message that it's all quite normal, while Tedd Arnold's comical illustrations and rhyming text are guaranteed to make young readers laugh their heads off.
Born in Elmira, New York, Tedd grew up in a family of six with three brothers. His family lived on a farm in Pennsylvania for several years then returned to Elmira until Tedd was ten years old. His father's work then required that they move to Gainesville, Florida. There, Tedd's first art lessons in an abandoned dentist's office over t...
Title:PartsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.41 × 8.5 × 0.1 inPublished:October 1, 2000Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140565337

ISBN - 13:9780140565331

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5


Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must have! This book had me laughing out loud! I loved his comical illustrations and story about how children might view their changing bodies. The charaters facial expressions are priceless, when the boy believes his stuffing is coming out after discovering lint in his belly button is especially funny. I look forward to reading more of his books.
Date published: 2001-03-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Parts A lyrical, whimsical look at human body parts -- from a CHILD! You'll love to read it again & again & again. A great addition to any child's library.
Date published: 2000-02-11

Editorial Reviews

"A zany, ultimately reassuring take on something that may indeed be a child's bugaboo."