Pet Peeve: Not Norman (A Goldfish Story)

Friday, May 2, 2008.

Not Norman (A Goldfish Story)Author: Kelly Bennett
Illustrator: Noah Z. Jones
Published: 2008 Candlewick Press (on JOMB)
ISBN: 0763627631

Sunny stylized digital images and giggle-inducing grins, grimaces and gestures make a disgruntled pet-owner’s gradual shift in perspective an entertaining example of rejection, reflection and imagination.

Blinking, Blunking Great Laughs: Little Wolf’s Book of Badness (series)

Wednesday, May 30, 2007.

Little Wolf's Book of Badness (Little Wolf Series)Author: Ian Whybrow (on JOMB)
Illustrator: Tony Ross (on JOMB)
Published: 2001 Carolrhoda Books (on JOMB)
ISBN: 1575055503

Full of snappy wit and hilariously scrawled illustrations, these clever and sweetly cheeky adventures crack us up not only as we read them but again and again as we toss about their hilarious expressions in our daily life.

Other Little Wolf books which we have read and often rave about:

P.S. Little Wolf left us a comment about our conversation with Ian Whybrow interview here! Arooooo!

Just Plain Rotten: Not so Rotten Ralph

Monday, August 21, 2006.

Not So Rotten RalphAuthor: Jack Gantos
Illustrator: Nicole Rubel
Published: 1997 Houghton Mifflin (on JOMB)
ISBN: 0395851564

Ralph is rotten and Sarah loves him anyway. I have to admit these books do play with my mind a bit, but our girls think they’re just the cat’s meow. This is my favourite of the bunch.


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