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Sticky Beak (Blabber Mouth #2)

3.40  ·  Rating Details  ·  275 Ratings  ·  11 Reviews
When Rowena, who is mute, rescues a pet cockatoo from the class bully, she begins to make sense of her feelings about the new baby her father and stepmother are expecting.
Hardcover, 140 pages
Published May 1st 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P (first published January 27th 1995)
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The Styling Librarian
Jun 14, 2014 The Styling Librarian rated it really liked it
Sticky Beak by Morris Gleitzman and Gift of the Gab by Morris Gleitzman
3rd grade and up – Realistic Fiction, Australia – I wouldn’t stop reading when I started Sticky Beak… had to continue immediately and finish reading Gift of the Gab. Special books to enjoy, glad I made time to read the trilogy or as the publishers called The Blabber Mouth Collection. Loved going back to the world of loud country music, crazy birds, funny situations with tempers flaring, and especially families growing and var
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Alisha
Jul 08, 2015 Alisha rated it really liked it
Morris Gleitzman was one of my absolute favourite childhood authors - I even got his autograph! His books are light and easy to read and have a comedic value only Andy Griffiths could match.
Fran
Also read to me by my friend, and we'll move on to the 3rd (and final) next week I hope. I never thought I'd enjoy having a book read to me so much. Enjoyed this slightly less than the first, but that may have been me not focusing as well as I should've.
Kim
TRIGGER WARNINGS: ableism, bullying
Sally
Sequel to Blabber Mouth; standard fare. Now, was this the one where she hired the sky-writer to write PULL YOUR HEAD IN DAD or was that the first? Because that was classic!
Pujiyanto stiffy
lucu aja, dan sangat ringan gaya berceritanya-- yang khas banget tulisan Om Morris iki, penuh dengan pemikiran-pemikiran tokohnya yang nyleneh kemana-mana.
Joni
Dec 30, 2008 Joni rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
A cute book for kids. Dunno why I read it really, but I bought it years ago and couldn't remember ever opening it. Gleitzman is a funny guy.
FlamingRose
Ceritanya lumayan menyentuh dan bikin...tersentuh sih...
cerita anak-anak yang bagus...konyol...lucu!
Jessica
Mar 14, 2012 Jessica rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: People who love peculiar and strange storys
Recommended to Jessica by: My Teacher
Shelves: friendship, conflict
Good book, I read it years ago but still remember it!!! It can be sad at times....
Rachel
I'm so glad I still like these books as much as I did when I was a kid
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Morris began his writing career as a screenwriter, and wrote his first children's novel in 1985. His brilliantly comic style has endeared him to children and adults alike, and he is now one of Australia's most successful authors, both internationally and at home. He was born in England in 1953 and emigrated to Australia in 1969 so he could escape from school and become a Very Famous Writer.

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