Soupy Saturdays with the Pain and the Great One
Publication Date: January 13, 2009
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MEET THE PAIN:
My sister's name is Abigail. I call her The Great One because she thinks she's so great. Who cares if she's in third grade and I'm just in first?
MEET THE GREAT ONE:
My brother's name is Jacob Edward, but everyone calls him Jake. Everyone but me. I call him The Pain because that's what he is. He's a first-grade pain. I'll always know exactly what he's thinking. That's just the way it is.
These seven warm-hearted stories will give readers a peek at how a brother and sister relate to each other.
Judy Blume lives on islands up and down the East Coast with her husband. You can visit her at www.judyblume.com.
James Stevenson has written and illustrated more than a hundred books for children.
Starred review, School Library Journal, August 2007:
"[T]he stories are sweet and accurately depict the growing pains of childhood."