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Children's Fiction Friendship

A Bee in Your Ear

by (author) Frieda Wishinsky

illustrated by Louise-Andrée Laliberté

Publisher
Orca Book Publishers
Initial publish date
Sep 2004
Category
Friendship, School & Education, Emotions & Feelings
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781551433240
    Publish Date
    Sep 2004
    List Price
    $6.95
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781554695621
    Publish Date
    Sep 2004
    List Price
    $9.99

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
  • Reading age: 6 to 8

Description

Kate is determined to win her spelling club's spelling bee, but the competition is fierce. She can almost put up with Violet's relentless claims of superior spelling ability, but when Kate and Jake begin to fight with each other, Kate is miserable. She wants to win the contest, but she doesn't want to lose her best friend.

About the authors

 

Frieda Wishinsky
est l'auteure de plus de 40 livres pour enfants. Parmi les ouvrages déjà
parus, on peut citer, entre autres,

Ounga Bounga, Tu es méchante Lily-Ange!, Le sac à main de la reine,
Canada en vedette

et les romans de la série Catastrophe! Elle vit à Toronto, en
Ontario.

 

FRIEDA WISHINSKY has written over seventy books for children, including Oonga Boonga; You're Mean, Lily Jean; the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award winner Please, Louise!; the middle-grade series Survival, and the non-fiction books Explorers Who Made It . . . or died trying; Everything but the Kitchen Sink and Colossal Canada. Frieda lives in Toronto, Ontario with her husband. Visit her online at www.friedawishinsky.com.

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Editorial Reviews

"This work of fiction is an ideal tool for primary students learning to spell."

Canadian Book Review Annual

"Louise-Andrée Laliberté's pencil sketches add depth and realism to the characters' emotions and personalities and the setting."

"Highly Recommended."

"Wishinksy and Laliberté's work provides young children with the opportunity to experience their school and family lives from the distance of literature."

CM Magazine

"This story adds a humorous side to the hard work of studying spelling."

CITY Parent

"The dialogue flows easily. The conversations and thoughts ring true of any student, whether preparing for a contest or just a weekly spelling test. Fast paced, the suspense builds as the contest approaches."

"Illustrator Louise-Andrée Laliberté adds an extra dimension with her whimsical, black and white pencil drawings."

". . . this book will be a popular addition to the elementary school library or classroom collection."

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Other titles by Frieda Wishinsky

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