Hit of the Party (Piccolo Books)

9780330297691: Hit of the Party (Piccolo Books)

A young boy is more concerned about finding his lost hamster than attending a costume party.

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Kindergarten-Grade 2A small boy learns that being The Hit of the Party is not so important after all. After boasting that his rooster costume is better than his sister Kate's hen costume, Jim discovers that his hamster Cheeks is missing. Upset and worried, he searches the house with his family, only to find that the tail feathers of which he was so proud have been chewed off his costume and that Cheeks is hiding in the pile of feathers. Kate assumes that Jim won't want to go to the party if he can't be a rooster but, in fact, he is so relieved and happy that he decides they can both go as hens. Aliki's lively paintings are vibrantly colored in bright yellow, orange, green and brown, but they are somewhat stiff. The story itself, despite its possible use for discussions about sex roles and the real reasons for wearing costumes, is very slight and the writing stilted. Not up to the usual standards of either Brandenberg.Jean Hammond Zim merman, Willett School Library, South River, N.J.
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ISBN 10: 0330297694 ISBN 13: 9780330297691
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