|aClementine |cSara Pennypacker ; pictures by Marla Frazee
|aNew York |bHyperion Books for Children|cc2006
|a133 p. |bill. |c21 cm.
|aWhile sorting through difficulties in her friendship with her neighbor Margaret, eight-year-old Clementine gains several unique hairstyles while also helping her father in his efforts to banish pigeons from the front of their apartment building
Clementine is having not so good of a week.On Monday she's sent to the principal's office for cutting off Margaret's hair. Tuesday, Margaret's mother is mad at her. Wednesday, she's sent to the principala€|again. Thursday, Margaret stops speaking to her. Friday starts with yucky eggs and gets worse. And by Saturday, even her mother is mad at her. Okay, fine. Clementine is having a DISASTROUS week.
Sara Pennypacker (www.sarapennypacker.com) was a painter before becoming a writer, and has two absolutely fabulous children who are now grown. She has written several books, including Clementine, The Talented Clementine, and Clementine's Letter, illustrated by Marla Frazee; Stuart's Cape and Stuart Goes to School, both illustrated by Martin Matje; and Sparrow Girl , illustrated by Yoko Tanaka. Sara lives in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.Marla Frazee (www.marlafrazee.com) illustrated the first three books in the Clementine series.She is author/illustrator of Walk On!, Santa Claus, the World's Number One Toy Expert, and Roller Coaster.She is also the illustrator of The Seven Silly Eaters, Everywhere Babies, and A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever, for which she was awarded a Caldecott Honor. Marla works in a small backyard cabin under an avocado tree in Pasadena, California.