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The Goody

The Goody

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From Lauren Child, multi-award-winning, bestselling creator of Charlie and Lola, comes this touchingly funny tale of being GOOD, being BAD, and most importantly, being YOU!

Chirton Krauss is a good child -- the very goodest. He does everything he is told, when he is told. He even does good things without being told. He eats his broccoli, he goes to bed on time, and he never, ever sticks his finger up his nose. Meanwhile, Chirton's sister, Myrtle, is NOT quite as good. She stays up late, she never cleans out the rabbit's pen, and she drops her cocoa puffs all over the rug. But what will happen when Chirton Krauss decides that being the goody isn't always so good after all?

Bestselling and esteemed creator Lauren Child has beautifully crafted this charmingly fresh and humorous exploration of individuality and being yourself. Her vibrant illustrations celebrate the story of two siblings discovering who they are, and how liberating it is to move beyond labels and be their authentic selves. Lauren Child brings her creative talent and insight to this universal story that every child and parent will connect with and celebrate.



Author: Lauren Child
Publisher: Orchard Books
Published: 11/02/2021
Pages: 32
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.05lbs
Size: 11.89h x 9.61w x 0.32d
ISBN: 9781338789546
Audience: Ages 4-8

Review Citation(s):
School Library Journal 07/01/2021 pg. 46
Publishers Weekly 09/27/2021

About the Author
Lauren Child is a talented children's book author-illustrator with over three million books in print worldwide. She won the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal for I Will Not Ever Never Eat a Tomato, the Nestlé Gold Book Award for That Pesky Rat, and the Nestlé Bronze Book Award for Beware of the Storybook Wolves. Lauren loves designing and making things and finds it exciting to see her drawings turned into objects.

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