Clementine is having not so good of a week.On Monday she’s sent to the principal’s office for cutting off Margaret’s hair. Tuesday, Margaret’s mother is mad at her. Wednesday, she’s sent to the principal…again. Thursday, Margaret stops speaking to her. Friday starts with yucky eggs and gets... show more
Clementine is having not so good of a week.On Monday she’s sent to the principal’s office for cutting off Margaret’s hair. Tuesday, Margaret’s mother is mad at her. Wednesday, she’s sent to the principal…again. Thursday, Margaret stops speaking to her. Friday starts with yucky eggs and gets worse. And by Saturday, even her mother is mad at her. Okay, fine. Clementine is having a DISASTROUS week.
Publish date: February 15th 2008
Publisher: Hyperion Book CH
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Middle Grade
, Chapter Books
Series: Clementine (#1)
Adorable and so sweet. Clementine's voice as the narrator is perfect: her confusion at constantly being told to pay attention when it's the grown-ups who aren't noticing the things going on around them; the beautifully-paced way we're introduced to the reasons behind Clementine's bad week; the diff...
Just finished reading this aloud to my third graders...they LOVED it! It's perfect for the classroom, and I thoroughly enjoyed it as well.
This was a *terrific* read and really reminded me of Eloise at the Plaza combined with some Ramona by Bev Cleary. All in all a great gift for a third grade girl and highly recommended.My copy is signed by the author and the illustrator-so happy about that!
CLEVER CLEMENTINE! This was a very cute book that reminded me of all the ups and downs of being a hyperactive, curious, "helpful" kid. Clementine just can't get it right, and all the way to the end you just sit back and laugh at "how much worse can it get." This is definitely picker-upper for anyone...
Anybody who doesn't love the title character of this book must have a heart made of stone and covered in riveted steel. She is a fantastic creation: adorable, funny, quirky, and very, very fun to read about. She reminds me of no other kid in middle-grade fiction than Ramona Quimby, which I suppose i...