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The Girl Who Hated Books

By Manjushi Pagawi, Leanne Franson (Illustrated by)

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Format: Paperback, 124 pages
Other Information: illustrations
Published In: Australia, 01 September 2003
Imprint. Once there was a girl named Meena. If you looked up her name in a book, you would find that it means "fish" in Sanskrit. But Meena didn't know that because she never looked up anything, anywhere. Hilariously funny, this is an appealing story about a girl who lives in a household of avid readers but hates books herself.

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K-Gr 2Meena is more than a reluctant reader. She abhors books. Even though her parents are avid bibliophiles and her house is filled with reading material, the girl refuses to open a book. Her only ally is Max, the family cat, who has been book phobic ever since an atlas fell on his tail. Only a household accident that sends volumes flying and characters cascading out of books can change Meenas mind. Pawagis light, ironic touch will amuse children and Meena is a well-drawn character who appeals to the defiant streak in all of them. The watercolor illustrations match the romping mood of the story although their placement on every other page becomes monotonous. There is a definite moral to this inventive tale: children who dont read are missing out on some great adventures.Barbara Buckley, Jericho Public Library, NY Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information.

EAN: 9781875559848
ISBN: 1875559841
Publisher: Spinifex Press
Dimensions: 21.8 x 21.8 x 0.2 centimetres (0.09 kg)
Age Range: 5-9 years
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