Ellie May on April Fools' Day

Ellie May on April Fools' Day

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Coming December 18, 2018. Preorder now!

By: Hillary Homzie / Illustrated by: Jeffrey Ebbeler

"How far will Ellie May go for a laugh--and a little revenge--when her class is allowed to celebrate April Fools' Day?"

Quirky and funny second grader Ellie May can't believe her class is allowed to celebrate April Fools' Day--so long as it's done in good fun. She absolutely loves the idea of targeting a certain someone--the practically perfect Ava. Practicing on her parents and sisters, Ellie May begins to brainstorm harmless pranks. Soon enough, good intentions turn the classroom and her home upside-down when fake ants, trick tape, and hidden surprises don't go as planned. Ellie May may not be perfect like Miss-Know-it-All Ava, or calm and rational like her best friend Lizzy, but she's good-hearted and eventually realizes that the best trick is to make friends genuinely laugh--at no one's expense..

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Author & Illustrator Bios:

Hillary Homzie, author

Hillary Homzie has written several books for tweens, including Things Are Going to Get Ugly, The Hot List, and Queen of Likes for Aladdin Books of Simon & Schuster. She lives in Napa, California, with her family.

Jeffrey Ebbeler, illustrator

Jeffrey Ebbeler has illustrated more than forty picture books, including Melvin the Mouth. He has worked as an art director, done paper engineering for pop-up books, created large scale murals for schools and churches, and sculpted puppets. He currently lives in Cincinnati, OH.

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ISBN: 978-1-58089-820-1

ISBN: 978-1-58089-929-1

ISBN: 978-1-63289-677-3 EPUB
ISBN: 978-1-63289-678-0 PDF
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Ages: 6-9
Page count: 112
5 1/x 73/4

Correlated to Common Core State Standards:
English Language Arts-Literacy. Reading Literature. Grade 1. Standards 1-4, 6-8, 10
English Language Arts-Literacy. Reading Literature. Grade 2. Standards 1-4, 6-8, 10

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