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The Growing-Up Feet

Written by Beverly Cleary & illustrated by Dyanne Disalvo-Ryan
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Four-year-old twins Jimmy and Janet can’t wait to grow up. So when they go off to get new shoes, they buy bright red boots that will s-t-r-e-t-c-h and grow along with them. “Catches the nuances of preschool concerns with extraordinary precision.”—Kirkus Reviews.

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twins
Categories:
fiction

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Who Wrote The Growing-Up Feet

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Beverly Cleary

Beverly Cleary is one of America’s most beloved authors. As a child, she struggled with reading and writing. But by third grade, after spending much time in her public library in Portland, Oregon, she found her skills had greatly improved. Before long, her school librarian was saying that she should write children’s books when she grew up.

Instead she became a librarian. When a young boy asked her, “Where are the books about kids like us?” she remembered her teacher’s encouragement and was inspired to write the books she’d longed to read but couldn’t find when she was younger. She based her funny stories on her own neighborhood experiences and the sort of children she knew. And so, the Klickitat Street gang was born!

Mrs. Cleary’s books have earned her many prestigious awards, including the American Library Association’s Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, presented to her in recognition of her lasting contribution to children’s literature. Dear Mr. Henshaw won the Newbery Medal, and Ramona Quimby, Age 8 and Ramona and Her Father have been named Newbery Honor Books. Her characters, including Beezus and Ramona Quimby, Henry Huggins, and Ralph, the motorcycle-riding mouse, have delighted children for generations.

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Who Illustrated The Growing-Up Feet

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Dyanne Disalvo-Ryan

DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan’s books include Grandpa’s Corner Store, City Green and Uncle Willie and the Soup Kitchen. She lives in Philadelphia.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780688066192
Publication Date:
September 15, 1967

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