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The Scoop on Poop Throughout the Ages
By Charise Mericle Harper (Hardcover Book, 2007)
Did you know that a castle's moat was a means of disposing waste material or that KingLouis the XIV and XIII both conducted business while ontheir "special thrones"? Charise Harper uncovers theseand many more fascinating facts about poop in Flush: TheScoop on Poop Throughout the Ages. Fun and easy to readpoems are accompanied by sidebars full of interestinginformation. Charise's zany, eye-catching illustrationswill appeal to all ages, and readers will delight in theattention-getting and disgusting subject: the history ofpoop.
  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Format: Hardcover Book

    • Price: $15.99 US/$19.99 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316010641

    • On Sale Date: 03/07/2007

    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    • Imprint: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    Formats Available: Hardcover Book

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Did you know that a castle's moat was a means of disposing waste material or that KingLouis the XIV and XIII both conducted business while ontheir "special thrones"? Charise Harper uncovers theseand many more fascinating facts about poop in Flush: TheScoop on Poop Throughout the Ages. Fun and easy to readpoems are accompanied by sidebars full of interestinginformation. Charise's zany, eye-catching illustrationswill appeal to all ages, and readers will delight in theattention-getting and disgusting subject: the history ofpoop.

Charise Mericle Harper is the author and illustrator of our own Imaginative Inventions, I Know a Bold Lady Who Wanted a Star, and the middle grade novel Flashcards of My Life published in January 2006.
  • Imaginative Inventions:
    "In this edifying volume, Harper (When I Grow Up) explains how such everyday things as gum, skates and potato chips came to be*With its crazy-quilt visual patterns, bouncy stanzas and fun facts, this miscellany zigzags between informational and whimsical."
    -Publishers Weekly

    "Children who are interested in the origins of things will enjoy this whimsical look at how piggy banks, doughnuts, eyeglasses, high-heeled shoes, chewing gum, and more were created."
    -School Library Journal

    Publisher's Weekly Best Children's Books
    Time.com's "Best children's books you've never heard of"

    There Was a Bold Lady Who Wanted a Star:
    "Attentive folk-art touches complement the spry singalong verse."
    - School Library Journal

    "This alternative to an old favorite is loads of fun."
    - Booklist

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Flush
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Price: $15.99 US/$19.99 CAN
  • Pages: 32
  • Physical Dimensions: 8-1/2" x 11"
  • Audio Run Time: 0
  • ISBN-13: 9780316010641
  • On Sale Date: 03/07/2007
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