The Not-so-noticeable Shrimpton

Book - 2013 | First U.S. edition
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"Meet the Shrimpton family--so talented, so eccentric, so larger than life, you couldn't miss them if you wanted to. Mrs. Shrimpton wears flamboyant hats, and Mr. Shrimpton's moustache makes quite a statement. The youngsters each have a stand-out quality: beauty, dancing, singing, a sense of humor that's a laugh a minute. Indeed, the Shrimptons live to be noticed--all that is, except Maude, who prefers to blend into the wallpaper. But when Maude receives a ferocious tiger for her birthday instead of the goldfish she asked for, might her talent for blending in come in handy?"--Publisher's statement on
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, [2013]
Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2013
Edition: First U.S. edition
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9780763665159
Branch Call Number: CJ C
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Krauss, Trisha - Illustrator


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Jan 18, 2014

Creatively written! Kids of all ages will enjoy this one. Every child will relate to at least one character in this book, and will be comforted that being a "Maude" is perfectly acceptable in this world, in their class, in their neighbourhood.


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