Sophie's Terrible Twos (Hardcover)

By Rosemary Wells (Illustrator), Rosemary Wells

Viking Books for Young Readers, 9780670785124, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 25, 2014

List Price: 16.99*
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Oh no! Sophie got up on the wrong side of the crib! 
Nothing is right:  birthday dress, birthday pancakes, or fairy wings.
Then Granny and Sophie pay a visit to Zeke’s Palace of Costumes .
Suddenly Sophie gets a chance to become a truly terrible two.
Rosemary Wells captures a Terrible Two morning that will make both youngsters and oldsters laugh out loud.

About the Author

Rosemary Wells is the author of many popular books for children, including Time-Out for Sophie, the book that introduced deliciously naughty Sophie, a character that reviewers called endearing, irrepressible, and sheer delight.  She is also the author of the Max and Ruby  books, which feature the beloved bunny siblings who star in their own show on Nick Jr.

Ms. Wells travels widely speaking on behalf of early literary. She lives in New England.

Visit her Web site at: www.

Praise For Sophie's Terrible Twos

Praise for Sophie's Terrible Twos:

"Wells continues to demonstrate an almost telepathic gift for distilling everyday frustrations and triumphs to their essence." —Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Wells's beloved illustrations and her characteristic wit are pitch-perfect" —School Library Journal

Praise for Time-Out for Sophie:

“[A] soon-to-be favorite . . . Readers will clamor for more of the irrepressible Sophie, while parents will secretly smile—sheer delight."—Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"Wells’s signature artwork is vivid and pleasingly simple, and the characters are endearing." —School Library Journal, starred review

“As wise (and concise) as ever, Wells lets readers have guilt-free fun savoring Sophie’s naughtiness, but delivers the story’s aha moment with an equally deft hand.” —Publishers Weekly

“As always, Wells portrays her character’s developmentally appropriate behavior with genuine respect and affection.” —The Horn Book

“Wells captures a rite of passage—the terrible twos—both for the little one and for her exasperated parents.” —Booklist