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The Meanest Birthday Girl

The Meanest Birthday Girl

ISBN: 054783814X

Title: The Meanest Birthday Girl

Author: Josh Schneider

KDL Description:

JE SCHNEIDER

Dana soon learns that receiving a big white elephant for her birthday is not as wonderful as she thought it would be.

Amazon Description:

It’s Dana’s birthday, so she can do what she likes. And what Dana likes to do is pinch. And call people names. And steal her classmates’ desserts. You probably know a kid like Dana. What can stop her from being so mean? In this story, it’s not what you might expect. Because sometimes, it takes a little creativity (and possibly a very large pet) to change a mean kid’s ways. Five short chapters with comical full-color illustrations offer a fresh, fun take on bullying and birthdays (and pet elephants).