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A Bee in Your Ear

by Frieda Wishinsky, illustrated by Louise-Andrée Laliberté

tagged: friendship, emotions & feelings, school & education
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Description

Kate is determined to win her spelling club's spelling bee, but the competition is fierce. She can almost put up with Violet's relentless claims of superior spelling ability, but when Kate and Jake begin to fight with each other, Kate is miserable. She wants to win the contest, but she doesn't want to lose her best friend.

About the Authors

Frieda Wishinsky is the international award-winning author of over 70 books. She writes picture books, chapter books, novels and nonfiction. Her books have been translated into many languages. Frieda lives in Toronto.

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Louise-Andrée Laliberté is an author and illustrator from Quebec. For more information, visit www.louiseandreelaliberte.com.
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Recommended Age and Grade
Age:
6 to 8
Grade:
1 to 3
Editorial Reviews

"The dialogue flows easily. The conversations and thoughts ring true of any student, whether preparing for a contest or just a weekly spelling test. Fast paced, the suspense builds as the contest approaches."

"Illustrator Louise-Andrée Laliberté adds an extra dimension with her whimsical, black and white pencil drawings."

". . . this book will be a popular addition to the elementary school library or classroom collection."

— Resource Links

"This story adds a humorous side to the hard work of studying spelling."

— CITY Parent

"This work of fiction is an ideal tool for primary students learning to spell."

— Canadian Book Review Annual

"Louise-Andrée Laliberté's pencil sketches add depth and realism to the characters' emotions and personalities and the setting."

"Highly Recommended."

"Wishinksy and Laliberté's work provides young children with the opportunity to experience their school and family lives from the distance of literature."

— CM Magazine

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