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published: May 2009
ISBN:9781554690237

Bruno for Real

by Caroline Adderson, illustrated by Helen Flook

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imagination & play, humorous stories, short stories
5 of 5
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list price: $6.95
edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
published: May 2009
ISBN:9781554690237
Description

Seven-year-old Bruno is back and tackling problems with his trademark originality. He defeats hiccups. He trades his mother for a new hat. He skillfully avoids math. And thanks to his special Flutter Kick, he easily advances to the next level—in swimming and in life! Bruno is ready for any challenge as he learns all there is to know about being a boy.

About the Authors
Caroline Adderson has been nominated for the Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist, the Governor General's Literary Award, the Rogers' Trust Fiction Prize and the Commonwealth Writers' Prize. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia with her family. For more information, visit www.carolineaddersonkids.com.
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Helen Flook was born and grew up in the beautiful countryside of Wales. She has worked as an excavator and illustrator on a number of archaeological digs in Britain, France and Germany. She also worked for The Royal Society for the Protection of. In 1995, she moved with her husband and son to Canada. In 2005, Helen and her family returned to Wales and she now lives and works from a beautiful village called Abergwyngregyn.
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
6 to 8
Grade:
1 to 3
Reading age:
6 to 8
Awards
  • Commended, Resource Links "The Year's Best"
  • Commended, OLA Best Bets
Editorial Reviews

"With a teacher who turns any conversation into a math lesson, Bruno tackles daily life with a great sense of humor and originality. Cartoonish pen and ink drawing complement the silly tone and create an appealing transitional chapter book."

— Puget Sound Council for Reviewing Children's Media

"Bruno has so much personality he almost leaps off the page, and the energy of the book marches its main character. Bruno's hijinks are entertaining and true to life, with every chapter acting as a fast-paced, self-contained story...Highly recommended."

— Resource Links

"Young readers will enjoy Bruno's funny stories, short chapters and cartoon illustrations."

— Southwestern Ohio Young Adult Materials Review Group

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