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I Gave My Mom a Castle
By author: Jean Little   Illustrated by: Kady MacDonald Denton
Selling Points: Poetry
ISBN: 9781551432533
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: Sep/01/2003
Pages: 80
Fiction Ages 9+
Availability: Not currently available.
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Price:  $9.95
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"I'm tired of telling Batman stories," I told my little brother.
"Just this once, can I tell you The Three Little Pigs?"

"No," he snapped.
"There's no bad guys in it."
"I like bad guys."

So much for you, Big Bad Wolf.

I Gave My Mom a Castle is a collection of poems about giving and receiving. Most are prose poems, mini stories, told by a wide cast of characters from toddlers to teens with an adult or two thrown in for good measure.


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CM Magazine - September 5, 2003
"There are surprises to be discovered in this book, and there seems to be something for everyone to relate to."
Resource Links - January 1, 2003
"This specialized anthology is worthy of a place in any school resource centre or classroom reading corner."

Awards

CCBC Our Choice, commended  CA  2004
CLA Book of the Year for Children nominee, short-listed  CA  2004
Rocky Mountain Book Award nominee, short-listed  CA  2005



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