Elbert's Bad Word

Elbert's Bad Word

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All children catch bad words. And so it was with young Elbert, who snatched one out of the air one day at an elegant garden party--and stuffed it into his pocket. The word waited--ugly, covered with dark, bristly hairs--and snuck into Elbert's mouth. Then without warning, it sprang out, causing a dreadful uproar.

With humor and insight, Audrey Wood tells a tale certain to tickle anyone shocked to hear a child utter a bad word. And Elbert's cure provides an ingenious solution for children confused by a bad word's power.
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Product details

  • 6-8
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 210.82 x 236.22 x 7.62mm | 136.08g
  • HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
  • San Diego, CA, China
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0152013679
  • 9780152013677
  • 244,330

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