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Five Bad Boys, Billy Que, and the Dustdobbin

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The Dustdobbin under his bed shrinks Billy Que down to its own size to teach him what it is like to be small, and he must get freely offered gifts from five stubborn boys before regaining his normal size.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published September 1st 1992 by Orchard Books (NY)
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Matthew
This is the second book with Billy Que and the five bad boys that I've read. This, like the other one, teaches an important lesson about learning to appreciate what you have. Billy Que learns the value of of the five bad boys friendship and also to respect and care for others. He is shrunken after stepping on the dustdobbin that lives under his bed, and it is only the kindness of the five bad boys that helps him to grow back to former size. He learns his lesson and is much better for it in the e ...more
Cheryl
A delightfully humorous story that made me chuckle. Grouchy old men and stubborn children make for some funny stories.
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Susan Patron specialized in Children's Services for 35 years at the Los Angeles Public Library before retiring in 2007, the same year her novel The Higher Power of Lucky was awarded the John Newbery Medal. As the library's Juvenile Materials Collection Development Manager, she trained and mentored children's librarians in 72 branches. Patron has served on many book award committees, including the ...more
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