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Oddrey and the New Kid

by Dave Whamond

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friendship, humorous stories, zoos
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list price: $9.99
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published: May 2014
ISBN:9781771470414
publisher: Owlkids Books Inc.
Description

Ever since she averted disaster in the class production of The Wizard of Oz, Oddrey has been making new friends at school. Her classmates have come to appreciate her irrepressible charm and Oddrey, in turn, encourages them to be their own unique selves. So when Oddrey's teacher introduces a new girl, Maybelline, to the class, Oddrey, ever the optimist, is sure that they'll become the best of friends.

But Maybelline's elaborate storytelling habits and bossy playground personality soon force Oddrey to reconsider. Fed up with Maybelline's tall tales, and her classmates’ fascination with Maybelline’s stories, Oddrey challenges Maybelline during a class trip to the zoo. The adventure that ensues is Maybelline's — and Oddrey's — best adventure yet!

About the Author

Dave Whamond

DAVE WHAMOND is the award-winning author of My Think-a-ma-Jink and a regular contributor to chickaDEE and OWL magazines. He also has a syndicated cartoon strip called “Reality Check,” which appears daily in a number of North American newspapers. He lives in Calgary.
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Contributor Notes

DAVE WHAMOND is the award-winning author of My Think-a-ma-Jink and the Oddrey series, and a regular contributor to chickaDEE and OWL magazines. He also has a syndicated cartoon strip called Reality Check, which appears daily in a number of North American newspapers. He lives in Calgary, Alberta.

Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
4 to 7
Grade:
p to 3
Awards
  • , Ontario Library Association Blue Spruce Award (finalist)
Editorial Reviews

"Whamond's engaging and imaginative watercolor illustrations once again steal the show in this story about the ups and downs of friendship, and the importance of loving your friends for exactly who they are."

— Christian Library Journal

"Gives cartoonist Whammond lots of creative opportunities that will delight readers."

— Booklist

"[The] quirky titular protagonist returns for another adventure."

— Quill and Quire

"Featuring unapologetically cartoonish kids and quick-cut action, this sequel will appeal to fans of Whamond's first book... and inspire fans to look forward to a third"

— Books for Kids Blog

"Whamond's detailed illustrations are colorful and lively — much like the two main characters."

— School Library Journal

"[Whamond's] cartooning talents shine in this picture book... Young readers will understand at the heart of Oddrey's quirky nature is a strong leader who supports and encourages her friends to reach for the sky."

— National Reading Campaign

"In Whamond's Oddrey's return, she must contend with a little touch of competition for the limelight."

— Kirkus Reviews

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