Star of the Week (Hardcover)

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By Caroline Adderson, Ben Clanton (Illustrator)
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When his classmates are more interested in a new friend’s baby sibling than in Jasper’s lint collection, he is afraid that his week as class star will not be all he hoped. Black-and-white illustrations (6-8).

 

— From Humor

Description


At last, it's Jasper John Dooley's turn to be Star of the Week at school. Unfortunately, nothing turns out as planned. His Show and Tell falls flat. A new baby at his friend Ori's house steals his spotlight. And worst of all, the new baby has only-child Jasper wondering if his own family is too small. When Jasper decides to build himself a brother (named Earl) out of wood, Earl's schoolyard shenanigans send Jasper to the principal's office But with a little help from family and friends, things turn around for Jasper. And by the time Friday arrives, he is once again sure that he has what it takes to be a star.

Jasper John Dooley: Star of the Week is the first in a series of chapter books featuring a charismatic and funny central character. An only child with active, loving parents (and a most impressive lint collection), Jasper John Dooley is a true original.

About the Author


Caroline Adderson lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, with her husband, her dog and the son who lied to her when he said he would always be seven.Ben Clanton is an up-and-coming author-illustrator from Seattle who describes himself as a ?story scribbler, picture squiggler, book aficionado, child advocate, dragon tamer and avid sock wearer.? Vote for Me! is the first book he has both written and illustrated.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781554535781
ISBN-10: 1554535786
Publisher: Kids Can Press
Publication Date: March 1st, 2012
Pages: 127
Language: English
Series: Jasper John Dooley