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Children's Fiction Football

Brady Brady and the Cranky Kicker (Brady Brady)

by (author) Mary Shaw

illustrated by Chuck Temple

Publisher
Scholastic Canada Ltd
Initial publish date
Aug 2022
Category
Football, Values & Virtues, General
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781443175432
    Publish Date
    Aug 2022
    List Price
    $6.99

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 3 to 8
  • Grade: p to 2

Description

Brady Brady books are sports — with heart!

 

Brady and his friends just want to kick their football and have a bit of fun. But everything they do upsets old Mr. Luddy.

Mr. Luddy’s the crankiest, meanest neighbour ever — and all for no good reason! Or so Brady thinks, until he makes a connection with his neighbour. And once they start talking, they realize they’re really on the same team.

The Brady Brady series is much loved by teachers and coaches for its engaging character education themes. Brady Brady and the Cranky Kicker focuses on community and connection.

 

About the authors

 

MARY SHAW a créé le personnage de Brady Brady dans le but de cultiver l'amour de la lecture chez son fils de cinq ans. Cette série à succès, qui comprend 16 livres, est une vraie réussite canadienne. Lorsque Mary Shaw n’est pas à son cottage vers Ottawa, en Ontario, elle vit à Vancouver, en Colombie-Britannique.

 

MARY SHAW developed Brady Brady while trying to get her hockey-obsessed five-year-old son to read. The bestselling series, which now includes 17 books, is a true Canadian success story. Mary Shaw lives in Vancouver, British Columbia when she’s not at her cottage outside of Ottawa, Ontario. Visit her online at www.bradybrady.com.

 

Mary Shaw's profile page

 

CHUCK TEMPLE a commencé sa carrière à 18 ans. Il est l'illustrateur de la série à succès Brady Brady et a aussi créé, avec David Chilton, The Wealthy Barber Calendar qui s'est vendu à plus de 2,5 millions d'exemplaires.

 

CHUCK TEMPLE began his career at the age of 18 when his first comic strip, Bernie on the Beat, went into syndication. He studied at both the University of Guelph and the Ontario College of Art, and cites Bill Watterson, creator of Calvin and Hobbes, as his favourite cartoonist. He also enjoys coaching and playing hockey. He lives in Kitchener, Ontario.

 

Chuck Temple's profile page

Editorial Reviews

 

Praise for Brady Brady:

“. . . the Brady Brady series shows young children being confronted by child-appropriate difficulties, such as teasing and pushy parents, and finding ways, sometimes with some adult help, to solve them. Chuck Temple’s cartoon-style illustrations add a great deal to the books’ pleasure, and his attention to details make the local ice rinks and their dressing rooms come alive.”— CM: Canadian Review of Materials

 

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