Bea and Mr. Jones

By Amy Schwartz
(Harcourt Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780152058111, 32pp.)

Publication Date: September 1, 2006

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Bea Jones is bored with kindergarten. Really bored. Her dad is fed up with being stuck in an office. Really, really fed up. So Bea and Mr. Jones decide to change places. Neither kindergarten nor the office will" ever" be the same." "Originally published in 1982, "Bea and Mr. Jones, " Amy Schwartz's unforgettable debut picture book, was a "New York Times "Best Illustrated Book of the Year and a "Reading Rainbow" selection. Now back with a fresh design, this charming favorite will inspire a new generation of children to see everyday life in a whole new light.

About the Author

AMY SCHWARTZ has written and illustrated many popular, award-winning books for children. She lives with her husband and son in Brooklyn, New York.  

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