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Glamourpuss

by Sarah Weeks, Illustrated By David Small


Scholastic Press
March 2015


Fiction
Ages 4 – 7 . Grades PreK – 2

Lexile measure: AD780L

DRA: 24

Guided Reading: M

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Glamourpuss has it all.

She has style.

She has charm.

And she knows how to strike a pose.

Glamourpuss loves being the center of attention. So when an unwelcome guest (a dog, no less!) steals the spotlight with some tasteless bow-wowing and undignified tail-wagging, Glamourpuss worries that she's going to fall out of fashion.

Is there room for only one superstar in this mansion? When Glamourpuss makes her most majestic move to find out, the result is pure purrfection.
David Small

David Small is the illustrator of many award-winning books, including The Library, the Caldecott Medal winner So You Want to Be President?, and the Caldecott Honor books The Gardener and One Cool Friend. He lives in Michigan with his wife, the writer Sarah Stewart, and an outdoor cat named Mabel.
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Sarah Weeks

Sarah Weeks was born and raised in the United States. She is the author of numerous award-winning novels, including Save Me a Seat with Gita Varadarajan, Honey, Pie, So B. It, Oggie Cooder, and Oggie Cooder: Party Animal. She lives in New York and teaches in the MFA program at the New School in New York City. She can be found on the web at sarahweeks.com.

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  • Praise for Sarah Weeks's Pie :

    * "Weeks deftly leavens moments of hilarity with the process of grieving in this sweet coming-of-age story in which Alice learns from Aunt Polly to follow her heart and to open it as well. Readers will close the book with a satisfied sigh and may seek out an adult to help them bake a pie." -- School Library Journal, starred review

    * "What do you get when you take some scrumptious pie recipes, stir in a mix-up of a mystery involving an overweight cat and a legacy, then add a sly satirical nod to the Newbery Medal? This irresistible confection. . . . Warm, delicious and filling." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

    "The text richly describes the pie-making (and eating) process and includes multiple mouth-watering recipes for readers to try themselves. This would make a tasty readaloud for classrooms or families; stock up on pie ingredients first." -- BCCB

    "This enjoyable chapter book is a real charmer." -- Booklist

    "Stimulates both sweet tooths and sweet nostalgia." -- Publishers Weekly

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ISBN: 9780545609548

40pp. | 11 x 8-½