What Are You So Grumpy About? by Tom LichtenheldWhat Are You So Grumpy About? by Tom Lichtenheld

What Are You So Grumpy About?

byTom Lichtenheld

Picture Books | April 1, 2007

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"Any parent of a small child knows that the best cure for a youngster's bad temper is to redirect his or her attention toward something humorous. Lichtenheld demonstrates just how this works in a collection of large, double-spread cartoons depicting a variety of situations that might cause a rotten mood...Lichtenheld's big, bold, broadly comic art style...is well suited to the tone of the text and has solid child appeal. Give this one to grumpy kids, or to anyone in need of cheering up." -Booklist

About The Author

Tom Lichtenheld has written four other children's books, including Everything I Know About Pirates (Simon & Schuster), named one of the best children's books of 2000 by Newsweek, and What's With This Room?, also published by Little, Brown. He is an art director at Cramer-Krasselt, an international advertising agency, and lives in Genev...

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Title:What Are You So Grumpy About?Format:Picture BooksDimensions:40 pages, 10 × 10 × 0.12 inPublished:April 1, 2007Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316065897

ISBN - 13:9780316065894

Appropriate for ages: 4

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Rated 2 out of 5 by from not for very young children Although I love Tom Lichtenheld's Cloudette a lot, but the style of illustration in this book is not adorable to me. Not a good choice for young children
Date published: 2017-07-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Funny and extemely witty I ran into this book a little while ago and was taken by all the fun, wit and detail that was wrapped between the covers. The illustrations are wonderful and I guess the author and I have a similar sense of humour. I have recommended this book to many others and purchased extra copies to enrich our bookshelves in our bookshop where we promote fine children's literature. This book will lighten you up and put a smile on your face. Pass it out to the all the "grumps" in your life. They'll be glad you did!
Date published: 2008-03-21

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"Hilarious...sure to cure the grumpiest reader..."-Child Magazine