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Born Yesterday

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Born Yesterday

The Diary of a Young Journalist

By James Solheim; Simon James (Illustrator)

Philomel Books, Hardcover, 9780399251559, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 18, 2010

"July 8"

Imagine A day ago I?d never even heard of the world, and suddenly here I am in it. There's so much to write about?macaroni, Fun World, and a big sister who has it all figured out. Which is why boys adore her. I need to get her attention back on me? and quick. But how? Should I take up sumo wrestling? Stunt flying? All I know how to do is write.

But don't tell anyone. This diary you?re looking at is TOP SECRET? just for you and me

Renowned illustrator Simon James brings sweetness and charm to James Solheim's hilarious diary of a baby?and the result is a one-of-a-kind picture book no one will be expecting

About the Author
Simon J. James is lecturer in Victorian literature at the University of Durham.