Uh-oh Cleo (Hardcover)
I Barfed on Mrs. Kenly
Putnam Juvenile, 9780399246739, 64pp.
Publication Date: January 7, 2010
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An icky uh-oh moment makes for an entertaining story.
Cleo has been bonked on the head by an avalanche of toys and had to wear underwear for a hat in a snowstorm, but nothing compares to the trauma of barfing on Mrs. Kenly?s fur coat. On the way to a birthday party, a combination of carsickness and too many pancakes turns Cleo green in the face, and before anything can be done, her friend?s mom?s fancy coat is a big, barfy mess. Cleo has never been so mortified, but kind grown-ups and good friends soon make her feel as if nothing even happened.
About the Author
Jessica Harper is an award-winning actress with numerous film, theatre and television roles to her credit. She s perhaps best known for co-starring roles in such films as Woody Allen s Stardust Memories, Pennies From Heaven, with Steve Martin and My Favorite Year with Peter O Toole. Her recordings for children have won many awards, including multiple Parents Choice Gold Awards and NAPPA awards. When Rounder Records released Harper s latest recording, Inside Out, in 2001, the LA Times said children s music doesn t get better than this. In addition, Harper has written several books for children, including I Forgot My Shoes and I Like Where I Am from Penguin Putnam."