The Party

The Party

Book - 1997
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It's Gran's birthday, and the whole family is celebrating with a big party! While the adults enjoy the festivities, the children have their own kind of fun! There are hiding places to find, fabulous make-believe games to play, delicious food to eat, and a scrumptious birthday cake along with a rousing family rendition of "Happy Birthday To You!" All too soon, the party is over for another year and the sleepy little partygoers are packed into the car to go home. What a wonderful time they have had! Barbara Reid's humorous, rhythmic verse perfectly captures all the fun and exuberance of this special family occasion and her extraordinary talent garneredher a 1997 Governor General's Award for Children's Illustration in her signature medium, Plasticine.
Publisher: Richmond Hill, Ont. : North Winds Press, c1997
ISBN: 9780590123853
Branch Call Number: JP Reid 3558jv 1
Characteristics: 30 p. :,col. ill


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Aug 13, 2015

Read on 2015-Aug-6.

Daniel once borrowed the book from his school library, and this is the 2nd time to read it because he said he likes the story and likes the party time as much as the girls and boys from the story.

Dec 11, 2014

See the excitement of "A Party" on every page! Best clothes! Two salads to bring! Playing with the cousins! Every page tells a story that all kids can relate too. Barbara Reids communicates emotions in all her plasticine pictures! Then, at the very end, feel the exhaustion of... THE PARTY!

lms Jul 26, 2013

this is such a Canadian standard to celebrate children's birthdays. What a good choice to celebrate a royal prince.

Mar 09, 2012

This is a wonderful book, my little girl has checked it out many many times from the library, it never gets old because every time you read it you see something missed before, beautifully written and superbly illustrated with plasticine artwork.

Jan 18, 2010

Fantastic book of the life of a young girl as she goes to a family party.

Barbara Reid is one of the greatest authors of all time--hey, she even won a reward!!--and be sure to check out her other books!

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