Allergic to Babies, Burglars, and Other Bumps in the Night

Allergic to Babies, Burglars, and Other Bumps in the Night Cover

Allergic to Babies, Burglars, and Other Bumps in the Night

By Lenore Look; LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)

Schwartz & Wade Books, Hardcover, 9780375870330, 183pp.

Publication Date: April 9, 2013

Description
Here is the fifth book in the beloved and hilarious Alvin Ho chapter book series, which has been compared to Diary of a Wimpy Kid and is perfect for beginning and reluctant readers.
Alvin, an Asian American second grader who's afraid of "everything," has started to notice his mother getting bigger . . . and bigger. Alvin's sure it's all the mochi cakes she's been eating, but it turns out she's pregnant There are lots of scary things about babies, as everybody knows. There's learning CPR for the newborn and changing diapers (no way). But the scariest thing of all is the fact that the baby could be a GIRL. As a result of the stress, Alvin puts on a few pounds and in one hilarious misunderstanding worries that he might actually be pregnant, too
From Lenore Look and "New York Times" bestselling illustrator LeUyen Pham comes a drop-dead-funny and touching series with a truly unforgettable character.
Shares with Diary of a Wimpy Kid the humor that stems from trying to manipulate the world. "Newsday"
Alvin's a winner. "New York Post.


About the Author
Lenore Look is the author of the popular Alvin Ho series, as well as the Ruby Lu series. She has also written several acclaimed picture books, including "Henry s First-Moon Birthday, Uncle Peter s Amazing Chinese Wedding, " and "Brush of the Gods." Lenore lives in Hoboken, New Jersey.

LeUyen Pham is the illustrator of the Alvin Ho series, as well as "The Best Birthday Party Ever" by Jennifer LaRue Huget; "Grace for President "by Kelly DiPucchio, a "New York Times" bestseller; and the Freckleface Strawberry series by Julianne Moore. She is the author and illustrator of the picture books "Big Sister, Little Sister "and "All the Things I Love About You." LeUyen lives in San Francisco. Learn more at leuyenpham.com."