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  • Published: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2015]
  • Year Published: 2015
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 x 29 cm
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 9781442467989
  • 1442467983

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The backwards birthday party

by Chapin, Tom, 1945-

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Where To Find It

Call number: E CHA

Westgate call number: Kids Book / Picture Books / Big Changes / Birthdays

Available Copies: Downtown Youth PicBks, Pittsfield Youth PicBks

Additional Details

At the backwards birthday party, a donkey pins the tail on the guests, the ice cream is hot, and the candles are not.

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Catchy and fun

You'll have this one in your head for weeks! The story uses the text of a very catchy tune and is accompanied by hilarious and detailed illustrations. This one is great for reading aloud to any size group. I imagine pairing it with the original song would give it even more magic.

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