It's not Marsha's birthday

by Bottner, Barbara.

Format: Print Book 2001
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
Available (2)
Location Collection Call #
Penn Hills Library Juvenile Easys E j BOT
Location  Penn Hills Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Easys
 
Call Number  E j BOT
 
 
South Fayette Township Library Easy Readers J ER BOT
Location  South Fayette Township Library
 
Collection  Easy Readers
 
Call Number  J ER BOT
 
 
Summary
Even though it's not Marsha's birthday, there's still reason to celebrate. Illustrations.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Gr. 1-2. Lulu wants clowns and TV cameras for her birthday party this year. Her parents suggest a nice cake, instead. Then she reads about Samoo, a zoo gorilla who's also turning eight on Lulu's birthday. "I bet Samoo will have a big party," Lulu thinks, and she convinces her parents to take her to the zoo, where she huffs and pouts while her friends and younger sister seem to get preferential treatment. She finds Samoo, though, and birthday gorilla and girl share special sign-language gestures through the glass. Realistic dialogue enlivens this entry in the Road to Reading series, which deals with emotions familiar to most children. Bright, almost tropically colored drawings nicely illustrate Lulu's fury and sibling jealously and peace when she comes round at the end. --Gillian Engberg"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Series Road to reading.
Subjects Birthdays -- Fiction.
Sisters -- Fiction.
Zoos -- Fiction.
Gorilla -- Fiction.
Publisher New York :Golden Books,2001
Contributors Kruglik, Gerald.
Brunkus, Denise.
Language English
Description 48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
ISBN 0307263339 (alk. paper)
0307463338 (gb)
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