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    Dirtball Pete (Bolder Books for Boys and Girls) (Hardback) By (author) Eileen Brennan, Illustrated by Eileen Brennan

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    DescriptionA hilarious read-aloud picture book for boys and girls who just can't seem to stay clean! (And the parents who love their little dirtballs regardless.) It's a fact. Dirtball Pete stinks to high heaven. His sister, Amanda, says so, and her friend Janine totally agrees. Even with a good scrubbing from his mom, Dirtball Pete usually manages to revert to his dirtball self in no time. But today is no ordinary day--it's THE FIFTY STATES AND WHY THEY'RE GREAT! day at school, and Dirtball Pete has a speech to recite in the school play. Will he remember his lines? Will he manage to avoid his dog's muddy paws? Will the stink of his pet ferret, Eggroll, cling to his Pennsylvania costume? And can Dirtball Pete make his mom proud even if he is a dirtball? Eileen Brennan's funny picture book has a refreshingly original voice and style and a lovable new character in Dirtball Pete, who, with his unassuming, carefree ways, will charm kids and adults alike.


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    Title
    Dirtball Pete
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Eileen Brennan, Illustrated by Eileen Brennan
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 32
    Width: 208 mm
    Height: 257 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 227 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780375834257
    ISBN 10: 0375834257
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: FXX
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y2.1
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 12500
    Libri: I-CI
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: YFQ
    DC22: E
    B&T General Subject: 212
    B&T Book Type: EF
    Ingram Subject Code: CI
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 84
    B&T Approval Code: X01011000
    BISAC V2.8: JUV031000
    BIC E4L: HUM
    LC subject heading: , ,
    BISAC V2.8: JUV015010
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: PZ7.B75147 DIR 2010
    BISAC V2.8: JUV019000, JUV013060
    Illustrations note
    FULL COLOR
    Publisher
    Random House USA Inc
    Imprint name
    Random House Books for Young Readers
    Publication date
    15 October 2010
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Eileen Brennan lives in Brooklyn, New York, where she thoroughly enjoys getting her hands dirty. This is her first picture book.
    Review quote
    Starred Review, Publishers Weekly, July 26, 2010: "Debut writer Brennan's wonderfully stolid narrative voice establishes its authority from the get-go. . .It's tough to make a book sardonic and heartwarming at the same time, but Brennan nails it."