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Children's Nonfiction Parents

Kid Confidential

An Insider's Guide to Grown-Ups

by (author) Monte Montgomery

illustrated by Patricia Storms

Publisher
Bloomsbury USA
Initial publish date
Feb 2012
Category
Parents
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780802723536
    Publish Date
    Feb 2012
    List Price
    $11.99

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 8 to 12
  • Grade: 3 to 7

Description

Let's face it: being a kid isn't easy. Compared to adults, kids are inexperienced, immobile, powerless, and short. And just as it would be irresponsible to send travelers to a strange city without a map, it would be wrong to let defenseless children loose in suburban jungles prowled by parents, teachers, and other mysterious adults, without a guide as to how the other older, but not necessarily wiser, half lives.The Young Person's Guide to Grownupsexplores such shocking facets of adult life as money, toys, love, appearances, and why they don't want kids to have fun. And it does it all with an accessible, tongue-in-cheek attitude that kids will love.

About the authors

Monte Montgomery's profile page

 

Patricia Storms est une auteure-illustratrice de livres pour enfants reconnue. Elle a reçu de nombreuses récompenses. Elle a notamment illustré Les 13 fantômes de l’Halloween et Le labo sous zéro. Patricia vit à Toronto.

 

Patricia Storms is a Toronto-based illustrator who has created editorial illustrations, greeting cards, and comic strips. Most recently, she has illustrated 13 Ghosts of Halloween (Les 13 fantômes de l'Halloween) and Snowy Science (Le labo sous zéro). She has worked on magazine covers for Chirp and the science-based magazine for kids, Know.

 

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