The Beginner's Guide to Running Away from Home
By Jennifer LaRue Huget
(Schwartz & Wade Books, Library Binding, 9780375967399, 40pp.)
Publication Date: June 25, 2013
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And how better to accomplish this than to run away? Here's a guide showing how, from what to pack (gum--then you won't have to brush your teeth) to how to survive (don't think about your cozy bed). Ultimately, though, readers will see that there really is no place like home. Like Judith Viorst's "Alexander and the Terrible, " "Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, " here's a spot-on portrait of a kid who's had it.
And like Maurice Sendak's "Where the Wild Things Are, " it's also a journey inside a creative kid's imagination: that special place where parents aren't allowed without permission.