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Poppa's New Pants

Poppa's New Pants

1995 Picture Books
Ages: 4 - 8 yrs.
Author: Angela Shelf Medearis
Illustrator: John Ward
ISBN: 0823411559
Hardcover Price: $15.95
Review:
At the store, George's Poppa spies a wonderful pair of plaid pants he wants to wear when Big Mama and Aunt Viney come to visit. Although the pants are much too long, he buys them in the hope Grandma Tiny will hem them so he can wear them to church in the morning. But there's such hugging and kissing and talking and eating that hemming Poppa's pants becomes low priority, and everyone finally falls into bed without the pants being fixed. A gentle, funny family story.
Kemie Nix   ©1995 Parents' Choice
Kemie Nix is Chairman of Children's Literature for Children (CLC), a non-profit, tax-exempt, educational organization dedicated to bringing children and books together. Mrs. Nix, a senior book editor for Parents' Choice, has a remarkable sense of selecting books children love to read.

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