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Stink (Book #1)

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Stink (Book #1)

The Incredible Shrinking Kid

By Megan Mcdonald; Peter H. Reynolds (Illustrator)

Candlewick, Paperback, 9780763628918, 128pp.

Publication Date: April 11, 2006

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"Delightful full-page spot-art cartoons and playful language in large type
bring the child's adventures to life. ‘Things are definitely looking up,
up, UP' with this bright addition to beginning chapter-book collections."
— SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL


Shrink, shrank, shrunk!

Every morning, Judy Moody measures Stink, and it's always the same: three feet, eight inches tall. Then, one day, the ruler reads - can it be? - three feet, seven and three quarters inches! Is Stink shrinking?

In Stink's first solo adventure, his style comes through loud and strong - enhanced by a series of comic strips, drawn by Stink himself, which are sprinkled throughout the book. These very funny, homespun sagas reflect the familiar voice of a kid who pictures himself with super powers to deal with the travails of everyday life - including the occasional teasing of a bossy big sister!



About the Author
Megan McDonald is the author of the popular and award-winning series starring Judy Moody. She says, "Once, while I was visiting a class full of Judy Moody readers, the kids, many with spiked hair a la Judy's little brother, chanted, 'Stink! Stink! Stink! Stink! Stink!' as I entered the room. In that moment, I knew that Stink had to have a book all his own."

Peter H. Reynolds is the illustrator of all the Judy Moody books. He says, "I've fallen in love with the whole cast of characters in the world of Judy Moody, but Stink has always been a favorite of mine. He reminds me of myself growing up: dealing with a sister prone to teasing and bossing around -- and having to get creative in order to stand tall beside her."
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