The Trouble with Twins

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The Trouble with Twins

By Martha Freeman; Cat Bowman Smith (Illustrator)

Holiday House, Hardcover, 9780823420254, 85pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2007

Holly's identical twin brothers, Jeremy and Dylan, are about to turn three. They are adorable; but because of them, everyone else in the household is exhausted and stressed out, even the four cats. When Holly volunteers to throw the twins a birthday party with a little help from her friends, she's just trying to be helpful.Why didn't someone tell her the event would tumble into complete chaos, with guests running amok, unbelievable messes, and a cake savaged by hungry cats? This comical chapter book looks at the upsides, downsides, and upside down nature of daily life with toddlers in the family.

About the Author
Martha Freeman is the author of twenty books for young readers of all ages, including "The Secret Cookie Club", theChickadee Court Mysteries, and the First Kid Mysteries. "Who Stole Halloween?" wason theTexas Bluebonnet Award Master List, and "The Case of the Diamond Dog Collar" was nominated for Indiana s Young Hoosier Book Award. Her books have been translated into Turkish, Japanese, Portuguese, Italian, and French. She lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and you can visit her at

Cat Bowman Smith lives in Pittsford, New York.