Almost a World Record Breaker
Almost a World Record Breaker

Almost a World Record Breaker

Written by Molly B. Burnham & illustrated by Trevor Spencer
Book #1 in the Teddy Mars Series
8 - 11
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Feb 23, 2016
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Sid Fleischman Humor Award Winner!Fans of Jeff Kinney’s humor and Sharon Creech’s heartfelt stories will love this hilarious new series about a ten-year-old boy from a big family who dreams of making it into The Guinness Book of World Records.Teddy Mars is determined to stand out in a world full of wonders and a house bursting with siblings. With the help of his best friends, Teddy tries to build the biggest snow mound, stuff the most grapes in his mouth, and lift a chair with his teeth. He’ll do anything to succeed–even if it means sleeping in a tent and cleaning up pigeon poop for Grumpy Pigeon Man. Too bad his pesky little brother, also known as The Destructor, always wrecks Teddy’s record-breaking plans!Told in short, accessible sections, with memorable lists and winning illustrations, Molly B. Burnham’s Teddy Mars #1: Almost a World Record Breaker is perfect for reading aloud. Teddy’s never-give-up attitude will have readers laughing out loud and clamoring to break records of their own!

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    Publication Date
    February 23, 2016
    Katherine Tegen Books
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    Juvenile Reader
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    8 - 11 years
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