Judy Moody and the Bad Luck Charm

Judy Moody and the Bad Luck Charm Cover

Judy Moody and the Bad Luck Charm

By Megan McDonald; Peter H. Reynolds (Illustrator)

Candlewick Press (MA), Hardcover, 9780763634513, 156pp.

Publication Date: August 14, 2012

Description
Will Judy's lucky penny lead her to the nation's capital or to third-grade C-A-L-A-M-I-T-Y? And what do her spelling-bee nemesis and a potbellied pig have to do with it?
The lucky penny in Judy Moody's pocket sure does seem to be working. She can t stop winning at bowling, spelling, the unbeatable Prize Claw, everything For sure and absolute positive, she ll ride that wave of good fortune all the way to Washington, D.C. Watch out, District of Cool, here comes Judy Moody, the luckiest kid ever, until . . . oh, no Her lucky penny just did a belly flop into a porcelain bowl of yucky, blucky UNluck. Has the coin's magic gone kerflooey?Are some people, like Jessica Finch or Stink, destined to have all the luck, while she, Judy Moody, gets stuck with a yard full of three-not-four leaf clovers, a squealing potbellied pig in an elevator, and a squashed penny with cooties? ROAR


About the Author
Megan McDonald is the creator of the popular and award-winning Judy Moody and Stink series. She is also the author of the Sisters Club trilogy, Ant and Honey Bee: A Pair of Friends at Halloween, Ant and Honey Bee: A Pair of Friends in Winter, and many other books for children. She lives in Sebastopol, California, with her husband.

Peter H. Reynoldsis a New York Times best-sellingillustrator who has created manyacclaimed books for children, including "The Dot, Ish, " and"The North Star."His bookstore, The Blue Bunny, and his company, FableVision, both in Massachusetts, are dedicated to sharing stories that matter, stories that move. Visit his webite at www.peterhreynolds.com.