When Rosemary mistakenly thinks that everyone has forgotten her birthday, she sulks both at home and at school.
Rosemary reminds her brother first thing: you have to be nice to someone on their birthday. But then everyone else forgets. Her parents donat even say aHappy Birthday, a her teacher sends her to the principalas office, and the awful out-of-town cousins take over the house. But then, the next morning, Rosemary learns something new about how calendars work and she gets to have her birthday all over again. Rosemary is a pip, and the story of her dreadful day captures how humorous kidsa heightened disappointments can be.
Kirkus Review - Children 01/15/2007 pg. 70 (EAN 9780399242953, Hardcover)
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 04/01/2007 pg. 324 (EAN 9780399242953, Hardcover)
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2007 pg. 292 (EAN 9780399242953, Hardcover)
Contributor Bio: Bottner, Barbara
Barbara Bottner is the author of many favorites for young readers, including Rosa's Room, illustrated by Beth Spiegel; the ever-popular Bootsie Barker Bites, illustrated by Peggy Rathmann; and Bootsie Barker Ballerina, also an I Can Read Book, illustrated by G. Brian Karas. Together with her husband, Gerald Kruglik, Ms. Bottner has authored the award-winning picture book Wallace's Lists, illustrated by Olof Landstrom, and the I Can Read Book Pish and Posh, which she illustrated.
Contributor Bio: Mai-Wyss, Tatjana
Carol Ann Williams lives in Princeton, New Jersey.
Tatjana Mai-Wyss lives in Clemson, South Carolina.