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Like Pickle Juice on a Cookie

Julie Sternberg, Matthew Cordell (Illustrator)


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Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (4/12/2016)
Hardcover (3/1/2011)

Spring 2011 Kids' Next List

“This little gem hits all the right notes on the subject of change in the life of a child. Eleanor's voice is true to life, without any of the sarcasm we hear so often. If only we all had such understanding people in our lives! The illustrations by Matthew Coedell add the perfect touch.”
— Candice Foster, Bayou Book Company, Niceville, FL
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"I had a bad August. A very bad August. As bad as pickle juice on a cookie."
Eleanor's beloved babysitter, Bibi, is moving away. Suddenly, the things she used to enjoy aren t fun anymore everything reminds her of Bibi. To make matters worse, Eleanor has a new babysitter, who just isn t the same. But as the new school year looms ahead, so do new beginnings. And Eleanor is about to learn some special things about herself, friendship, and the bittersweet process of growing up.

Turtleback Books, 9780606382090, 144pp.

Publication Date: April 12, 2016

About the Author

Julie Sternberg is a graduate of The New School s MFA program in writing for children. She is the author of the Eleanor series, which also includes "Like Bug Juice on a Burger "and "Like Carrot Juice on a Cupcake." She lives in Brooklyn.

Matthew Cordell is the illustrator of the Eleanor series and many beloved picture books for children, including" Bat and Rat." He lives in Chicago."