Ivy & Bean Take Care of the Babysitter

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Ivy & Bean Take Care of the Babysitter

By Annie Barrows; Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)

Chronicle Books (CA), Paperback, 9780811865845, 122pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2008

Description
The adventures of Ivy and Bean continue in the latest installment from series creators Annie Barrows and Sophie Blackall. In Ivy and Bean Take Care of the Babysitter, the two girls hatch a plan to prove that Bean's big sister is the world's worst babysitter. Of course plans go awry, but fun ensues.


About the Author
Annie Barrows has written many books for adults, but Ivy and Bean is her first series for kids. She lives in Northern California with her husband and two daughters.

Sophie Blackall is an Australian illustrator whose previous books include Ruby's Wish and Meet Wild Boars. She lives in New York.


Praise For Ivy & Bean Take Care of the Babysitter

KIRKUS REVIEWS, STARRED REVIEW
This fourth adventure of the pint-size duo with supersize imaginations is the strongest to date....Portrayed with clear-eyed affection and humor, Ivy and Bean are irresistible. Readers will look forward to the next installment of this series that celebrates the joys and thrills of friendship, unrestricted play and unfettered imagination.

THE HORN BOOK
Text and illustrations in this entry are as fine a match as Ivy and Bean, each offering different strengths that support each other infinitely well.