My Thumb by Karen Hesse
  

My Thumb

Written by Karen Hesse
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Synopsis

My Thumb by Karen Hesse

I love my thumb, I truly do. It tastes of pears and carrot stew. It's like a hug, an I love you. My mom hoped in a year or two there'd be some things that I outgrew, and some I have, but never you. Parents worry themselves silly over thumb sucking, but really, what's the big deal? It's tasty. lt's comforting. It gets a little soggy. But so what? As paediatricians say, as long as kids aren't sucking their thumbs when they go to college, it's all good. So let's listen to Karen Hesse and let them enjoy their thumbs.

Reviews

Hesse's redheaded narrator begins and ends this book as an unrepentant thumb sucker, but it's her very intransigence that makes this tribute to the First Digit so refreshing. Even if there are hints that she won't be a thumb sucker forever ( You make it hard to run, / and beat a drum, / and eat a plum ), this is a girl who knows what she wants. - Publishers Weekly

About the Author

Karen Hesse is the author of numerous novels and picture books for children, including Out of the Dust, which won the Newbery Medal. Her recent books for Feiwel and Friends are Brooklyn Bridge and Safekeeping. She lives in Vermont. Rich Deas is the creative director of Feiwel and Friends. He's illustrated several picture books, including Cocka-doodle-dance for F&F. He lives with his wife and their two sons in New Jersey.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Karen Hesse
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Publisher

Feiwel and Friends

Publication date

1st August 2016

ISBN

9780312671204


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