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Babymouse: A very Babymouse Christmas /

by Holm, Jennifer L; Holm, Matthew.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Babymouse ; bk.15.Publisher: New York : Random House, c2011Edition: 1st ed.Description: 89 p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 19 cm.ISBN: 9780375967795; 0375967796; 9780375867798 (pbk.); 9780329888299 (pbk.).Other title: Very Babymouse Christmas.Subject(s): Babymouse (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc. -- Juvenile fiction | Mice -- Comic books, strips, etc. -- Juvenile fiction | Animals -- Comic books, strips, etc. -- Juvenile fiction | Christmas -- Fiction | Cartoons and comics | Christmas stories | Graphic novelsSummary: Babymouse approaches the holidays with a single-minded determination to get the presents she wants.
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Children's Collection Children's Graphic Novels J GN HOL v. 15 (Browse shelf) Available 39270003488867

Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling and Newbery Honor winning author Jennifer Holm teams up with Matthew Holm to bring you a fully illustrated graphic novel series packed with humor and kid appeal--BABYMOUSE!<br> nbsp;<br> With multiple Children's Choice awards and over 1.7 million books in print, kids, parents, and teachers agree that Babymouse is perfect for fans of Junie B. Jones, Ivy and Bean, Big Nate, Dork Diaries, and the Ramona chapter books!<br> <br> 'Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, except for . . . Babymouse. <br> The holidays are here and everyone's enjoying their favorite traditions--eating latkes, decorating for Kwanza, singing holiday songs, and most of all, being with family. Well, everyone except Babymouse. Babymouse only has one thing on her mind--PRESENTS!!! And whether she has to face down the ghosts of mean girls past or outsmart Santa himself, she'll do whatever it takes to make sure she gets the present she wants. Will Babymouse find a whiz-bang under the tree? Will she learn the true meaning of the holidays? And what do you get for a narrator, anyway? Find out in A Very Babymouse Christmas --the 15th graphic novel in the hilarious, award-winning Babymouse series!<br> <br> Here's what people are saying about Babymouse!<br> <br> The Chicago Sun-Times: <br> "Move over, Superman, here comes Babymouse!"<br> <br> Starred Review, The Horn Book: <br> "Nobody puts Babymouse in the corner!"<br> <br> Booklist: <br> "Cute, smart, sassy Babymouse is fun and funny, and this book, like its predecessors, will draw reluctant readers as well as Babymouse fans."<br> <br> The Bulletin: <br> "An almost absurdly likeable heroine."

School Library Journal, October 2011

Horn Book, November 2011

Babymouse approaches the holidays with a single-minded determination to get the presents she wants.


3-6 Follett Library Resources.

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Horn Book Review

The must-have gift this Christmas? It's a Whiz Bang, and Babymouse feels she simply cannot live without the latest electronic marvel: "It plays video games and movies, it texts, sees into the future, folds laundry, and does homework!" This graphic novel's single-minded focus reflects Babymouse's all-consuming obsession, a condition with which readers are likely to be familiar. Her holiday-classic-inspired, pink-hued daydreams allow Babymouse to switch off the mania for a while (though "the Sugarplum Whiz Bangstm" do make an appearance). The sentimental lesson delivered in the end -- "Sometimes the best gift is one you didn't even know you wanted, huh, Babymouse?" -- is obvious, but one that fits the season and bears repeating. kitty flynn (c) Copyright 2011. The Horn Book, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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