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A Bad Case of Stripes

Written & illustrated by David Shannon
Published by Blue Sky Press
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Goodreads Rating - 4.3 / 5.0
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In order to ensure her popularity, Camilla Cream always does what is expected, until the day arrives when she no longer recognizes herself.

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Readerly Mom
Bay Area mother of two, world traveler, book lover, picky reader
5.5 / 7.0

This colorful book has become a modern classic, and for good reason! It has a great message about being yourself and fitting in, and it’s delightfully and colorfully delivered. The story is an important and complicated one, but it’s told in a way that lets even preschoolers relate.

Mom of Boys
Mom of three little boys who love books about dragons, whangdoodles and magic.
6.0 / 7.0
B is for Bookworm
Book-loving mama who believes you're never too old for magical stories of talking animals and imaginary worlds.
6.0 / 7.0
The Goodfather
Favorite pastime? Reading with my kids. Just finished Nana Cracks the Case!
6.5 / 7.0

A Bad Case of Stripes is a great example of a children’s book that teaches an important lesson to children (and adults) in an understandable, approachable, and memorable way. If you or your young reader could use some encouragement to be true to yourselves, this book could be just the answer.

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David Shannon

David Shannon is the internationally acclaimed creator of more than 30 picture books, including <i>No, David!</i>, a Caldecott Honor Book and his second <i>New York Times</i> Best Illustrated Book of the Year, and four more David picture books. Shannon’s bestsellers include <i>A Bad Case of Stripes</i>, <i>Duck on a Bike</i>, and <i>Too Many Toys!</i> His most recent book is <i>Bizzy Mizz Lizzie</i>. He lives in California with his family.

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