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Twelve Terrible Things (Hardcover)

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By Marty Kelley, Marty Kelley (Illustrator)
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At last, a grown-up brings to light some of the awful, horrible things kids must endure. A brother's smelly socks, a jump off the high-dive, or a sloppy kiss from a great-aunt--hey, childhood isn't without peril. In-your-face graphic paintings paired with droll text will have readers chuckling and sympathizing. Reviews

 "This is essentially Gary Greenberg'­s Pop-Up Book of Phobias (1999) but with a wonderful sense of how kids sometimes feel the world treats them. Expect this book to be a hit with not just younger children but their older teenage siblings as well. Turns the terrible into the terrific."-Kirkus Reviews


About the Author

MARTY KELLEY has written and illustrated seven children's books from his studio in New Boston, New Hampshire. He has been a second grade teacher, a drummer in a heavy metal band, a baker, a cartoonist, a newspaper art director, a balloon delivery guy, an animator, and more. Now Marty spends most of his time writing and painting.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781582462295
Publisher: Tricycle Press
Publication Date: October 1st, 2008
Pages: 30

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