Lester's Dreadful Sweaters

 
K. G. Campbell
K. G. Campbell
 
978-1-55453-770-9 | Sep 1, 2012
List Price: USD $16.95, CAD $18.95
4-color 8 x 10 32 pages
Grades: Pre-K To 3 / Ages: 4 to 8
978-1-55453-999-4 | Jun 6, 2013
List Price: USD $5.99, CAD $5.99

Educational Resources

O
3/4
Adult Directed
670L

Awards & Reviews

“Lively writing is peppered with clever alliteration and wordplay.”
— Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review, June 2012
“... readers will thoroughly enjoy Campbell's canny blend of irony and sweet-heartedness.”
— Publishers Weekly, July 2012
“Kids are gonna chuckle at this one ...”
— Booklist, September 2012
“The illustrations are delightful ...”
— School Library Journal, October 2012
“Campbell's witty and wordy text ... plays out every child's nightmare fantasy of showing up at school in The Wrong Thing.”
— The New York Times, October 2012
“[Campbell's] writing is remarkable. Clipped and catchy. ... The book works because everything is understated to a beautiful degree.”
— Elizabeth Bird, SLJ.com, October 2012
2013 - Golden Kite Award, Picture Book Illustration, Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, Winner
2013 - New Illustrator Award, Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, Commended
2013 - CCBC Choices, Cooperative Children's Book Center, Commended
2013 - Best Children's Books of the Year, Bank Street Children's Book Committee, Winner
2013 - Texas Bluebonnet Award Master List, Short-listed
2012 - 100 Magnificent Children's Books, Fuse 8, Elizabeth Bird, Winner

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