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When I Grow Up

Written by Al Yankovic & illustrated by Wes Hargis
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Grammy Award winner and pop culture icon “Weird Al” Yankovic delivers his first picture book, bringing his trademark wit, wordplay, and silliness to a story that explores the timeless question “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Funny and charming, this is a celebration of creativity and possibility.

An Amazon Best Book of the Month! “The farce and parody make this a rare book with appeal to both kids and adults” (Booklist).

It’s Show-and-Tell time in Mrs. Krupp’s class, and Billy just can’t wait for his turn! Today the class is discussing what they want to be when they grow up, and our exuberant eight-year-old hero is bursting to tell everyone about his future career plans.

In dazzling wordplay and delicious rhymes, Billy regales his patient teacher and amazed classmates with tales of the variety of careers he wants to pursue—each more outlandish and wildly imaginative than the last!

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Book-loving mommy-to-be! Recently enjoyed The Hobbit, Becoming, and The Marvelous Magic of Miss Mabel.
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Who Wrote When I Grow Up

Who Illustrated When I Grow Up

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Wes Hargis

Wes Hargis wanted to be a professional dirt miner when he grew up. Unstable market prices for dirt led him to pursue his second love, and he has been an illustrator for more than fifteen years. Mr. Hargis lives with his family (and his dirt) in Arizona.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780061926914
Publication Date:
February 1, 2011
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2010021966
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0061926914
Lexile:
1000L
Accelerated Reader Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
143069
ATOS Book Level:
4.8
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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