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A Noodle Up Your Nose

by Frieda Wishinsky, illustrated by Louise-Andrée Laliberté

tagged: friendship, birthdays, emotions & feelings
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publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Description

Kate has decided on a pirate theme for her party. She thinks that seven is going to be the best age to be. Her friend Jake is going to teach her to ride a two-wheeler. And her party is going to be fabulous. That is, until Violet starts spreading stories. Kate goes right on with her planning, but she is worried. When Violet is the only one to show up on the big day, Kate thinks that her worst fears have come true.

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. She thinks that Elizabeth MacLeod is the best writing “partner” any author could have. 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
Awards
  • Commended, CCBC Our Choice
  • Short-listed, SYRCA Shining Willow nominee
  • Short-listed, Canadian Toy Testing Council Great Books
Editorial Reviews

"An engaging story with which new readers can easily identify....School and public libraries, plus classroom collections, should add A Noodle Up Your Nose to serve the newly emerging independent reader who wants the challenge of moving on to chapter books."

— CM Magazine

"Creating suspense around the eventual outcome and incorporating a clever twist into the story's resolution, Wishinsky affirms the value of friendship in resolving Kate's dilemma."

— Canadian Literature

"Laliberte's cartoony illustrations ooze personality."

— Quill & Quire

"Many young children will take great pleasure from Kate's perseverance and indomitable spirit as she plans a truly excellent pirate-theme party...A good choice for readers who are becoming confident with beginning novels."

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"Will resonate with young readers, but parents will identify with the turmoil and energy as well."

— Calgary Herald

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