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Patrick and the big bully

by Hayes, Geoffrey.

Format: Print Book 2001
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 3 copies
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Avalon Public Library Childrens E HAY
Location  Avalon Public Library
Collection  Childrens
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Brentwood Library Easy E Hayes
Location  Brentwood Library
Collection  Easy
Call Number  E Hayes
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This new picture book series features little Patrick. When Mama asks Patrick to go to the store by himself to buy some cookies, Patrick has his doubts. But when he bumps into Big Bully, the chase begins. Full-color illustrations.
Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "In this first entry of Hayes's (Bear By Himself) Adventures of Patrick Brown series, a bear cub gets in touch with his inner dragon and triumphs over a bully. The diminutive hero, Patrick, starts out on his maiden solo excursion to Ollie Arwood's bakery, continuing his playacting as a dragon ("He roared at a grasshopper..../ He roared at the sky./ He roared at some Ants..../ ...and a gold butterfly"). But just around the fence, Big Bear lurks and the fellow loses his bravura. Patrick's friends help him elude the bully, but when the cub finds himself cowering in a flowerpot, he remembers his mother's parting advice and stands up to his nemesis. Hayes packs a crazy quilt of cheery visual elements into his pages with vignettes, full-spread paintings, vignettes-within-spreads, playful typography, callout boxes and word balloons. The narrative's unhurried flow can be comforting, but the occasionally cloying characterizations drag down the pacing some readers may lose interest before Big Bear gets his comeuppance. But Patrick's personality shines through in the appealing sturdiness of his body language and the comically determined set of his furry eyebrows, it's clear he's a leading man with staying power. Ages 4-8. (Sept.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Series Adventures of Patrick Brown.
Subjects Bullies -- Fiction.
Bears -- Fiction.
Publisher New York :Hyperion Books for Children,2001
Edition 1st ed.
Language English
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
ISBN 0786807172 (hardcover)
0786825944 (library)
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