The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes by Mark PettThe Girl Who Never Made Mistakes by Mark Pett

The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes

byMark Pett, Gary Rubinstein

Hardcover | September 16, 2011

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Beatrice Bottomwell has NEVER (not once!) made a mistake? Meet Beatrice Bottomwell: a nine-year-old girl who has never (not once!) made a mistake. She never forgets her math homework, she never wears mismatched socks, and she ALWAYS wins the yearly talent show at school. In fact, Beatrice holds the record of perfection in her hometown, where she is known as The Girl Who Never Makes Mistakes. Life for Beatrice is sailing along pretty smoothly until she does the unthinkable,she makes her first mistake. And in a very public way!The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes is a must read for any young (or old!) perfectionist. Beatrice Bottomwell is perfectly imperfect!"-Stephanie Oppenheim, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio"Beatrice offers a lesson we could all benefit from: learn from your mistakes, let go, laugh, and enjoy the ride."-JENNIFER FOSBERRY, New York Times bestselling author of My Name Is Not Isabella"
Writer and illustrator Mark Pett lives in Nevada with his wife and children. Every February, the family draws five random digits from a hat and travels to whatever zip code it makes. He has illustrated several books and is the creator of the syndicated comic strips Mr. Lowe and Lucky Cow. Gary Rubinstein teaches high school math by...
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Title:The Girl Who Never Made MistakesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 8.5 × 11 × 0.48 inPublished:September 16, 2011Publisher:SourcebooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1402255446

ISBN - 13:9781402255441

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Must have Great for most kids learning. especially beginning school age. Recommended
Date published: 2017-12-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Kids loved this! I had read this story to my class and they all loved it! A girl who never makes mistakes shows kids that it is okay to make mistakes and that no one is perfect. This book is ideal for hitting a problem on the head without really telling the kids the issue. It definitely drop the seed for the kids to think about. Great book, great idea and great topic to talk about with how society is now a days and the pressure that kids feel.Great book! make sure to add this to your reading list!
Date published: 2017-11-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Beautiful Book with an Important Message This book has a very important message: it's okay to make mistakes. Also, it's refreshing to find a book with a female character who is not a princess!
Date published: 2017-11-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fabulous!! Fantastic life-learning skills book. A must have for all libraries.
Date published: 2017-10-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from All Time Favourite One of my all time favourite books. Great way to showcase that making mistakes are a part of learning and every day life. A must for any classroom!
Date published: 2017-09-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Educational Making mistakes is a way to learn and kids need to know that.
Date published: 2017-09-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good lesson A good book that shows that anyone can make a mistake and it's okay to make mistakes.
Date published: 2017-08-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mistakes are a Part of Learning This book is great to promote a risk taking environment in your classroom. It caught my attention because making mistakes is what keeps some English students from speaking aloud in class.
Date published: 2017-07-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great book! This is a great book for any young kiddo! Not only a great concept to be known but the illustrations and colours are phenomenal! This is definitely a good read for any little girl- no matter what age! #plumreview
Date published: 2017-04-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Lesson Great for students to learn that it's OK to make a mistake as long as you learn from it
Date published: 2017-01-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Important Message This is an important story for all the "perfectionists" out there (myself included). As a teacher, I believe perfectionism is on the rise, which puts undue and unnecessary pressure on kids who can't appreciate a good effort because it's not perfect and who don't know what it means to "do your best." This can lead to social and emotional problems and this book provides excellent points for discussion to help kids learn that it is neither necessary nor realistic to expect to be perfect or do things perfectly. The illustrations are great and provide a way for younger readers to "read" the story on their own.
Date published: 2016-12-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from perfect for a child that hates to make mistakes This is a perfect book for a child who feels he/she needs to be perfect all the time. Provides opportunities to discuss this issue in a nature and entertaining manner. Well recommended.
Date published: 2016-12-05