How to Clean Your Room in 10 Easy Steps

By Jennifer Larue Huget; Edward Koren (Illustrator)
(Schwartz & Wade, Hardcover, 9780375844102, 40pp.)

Publication Date: May 11, 2010

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Got a messy room? No problem!

This simple, laugh-out-loud picture-book guide to cleaning your room is sure to make picking up a snap. Here is the first rule: Always wait until your mother hollers, "GET UP THERE AND CLEAN YOUR ROOM—NOW!" using all three of your names. Once she does, you'd better get moving. From dumping out drawers and dividing stuff into piles to arranging all eight zillion of your stuffed animals, here's the kind of advice on room tidying that everyone can relate to.

With funny, direct text by Jennifer LaRue Huget and amazing illustrations by New Yorker artist Edward Koren, this book is sure to appeal to messy kids everywhere.

About the Author

Jennifer LaRue Huget is the author of Thanks A LOT, Emily Post!, which was described as "quirky, original . . . written with clarity and wit" in a starred review by Booklist.

Edward Koren has published nearly a thousand cartoons in the New Yorker magazine. He is also the illustrator of Oops!, a poetry collection by Alan Katz; Thelonius Monster's Sky-High Fly Pie by Judy Sierra; How to Eat Like a Child by Delia Ephron; A Dog's Life by Peter Mayle; and Pet Peeves by George Plimpton.

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