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Beatrice More Moves In

by Alison Hughes, illustrated by Helen Flook

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published: Nov 2015
ISBN:9781459807617
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Beatrice More is no average third-grader. She is a list-making, hyperorganized perfectionist whose laid-back parents and messy little sister consistently frustrate her high standards. And when a new house, a new neighborhood and new friends are thrown into the mix, Beatrice sends the family into a comic tailspin, all in the name of “professionalism.” Despite her most feverish organizational efforts, Beatrice ultimately discovers that some of the best experiences are the ones you can’t control.

About the Authors
Alison Hughes writes for children of all ages, and her books have been nominated for numerous awards. Alison also volunteers at the Centre for Family Literacy and does frequent presentations at schools, libraries and young-writer conferences. She lives in Edmonton, Alberta, with her husband and three children. For more information, visit www.alisonhughesbooks.com.
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Helen Flook was born and grew up in the beautiful countryside of Wales. She has a Degree in Graphic Design from the Norwich School of Art. Helen has illustrated numerous children's books, including many Orca picture books and early chapter books in the Orca Echoes series. She lives and works in Abergwyngregyn, a village in Wales.
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
6 to 8
Grade:
1 to 3
Reading age:
6 to 8
Editorial Reviews

"Readers may enjoy watching [Beatrice] assume the adult role to her parents' childishness... Frequent, equally exaggerated illustrations add to the fun...[An] amusing tale."

— Kirkus Reviews

"A pleasant story...The humorous b&w drawings are a perfect complement...A good early chapter book for many young readers. Recommended."

— School Library Connection

"Beatrice’s parents scramble to make their home presentable while, at the same time, teaching Beatrice that perfection isn’t possible...[She] realizes that sometimes being on a schedule is no fun and you don't have to be in a hurry all the time. Recommended."

— CM Magazine

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