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And My Mean Old Mother Will Be Sorry, Blackboard Bear (Blackboard Bear)

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When his mother gets angry over the mess he has made and he decides to run away with his friend, Blackboard Bear, Anthony discovers that the woods can be a very scary place.
Hardcover, 40 pages
Published November 1st 2000 by Candlewick (first published January 1st 1972)
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Even though, my A to Z Children’s Picture Book Series Reading Challenge was so 2011, I decided to continue it.

"And My Mean Old Mother Will Be Sorry, Blackboard Bear" is another blend of sweet and simple and outrageously inappropriate. Wouldn't the mother have noticed her son was gone the whole night?
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My two year old wasn't very interested in this book until we actually sat down to read it. When he saw the bear climb off the chalkboard, he was hooked!
Apr 20, 2011 Dolly rated it liked it
Recommends it for: parents reading with their children
We haven't read any of the other stories in the Blackboard Bear series by Martha Alexander before, so we weren't exactly sure what to expect. This was a fun story and definitely good for bedtime. It seemed a bit jerky, though, and the narrative just didn't flow as well as I thought it would. Perhaps it's the conversational tone of the narrative. In any case, it was still a sweet story and we enjoyed reading it together.
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Born in Georgia, Martha attended the Cincinnati Academy of Art, and lived in many places, including New York, Alaska, and Washington state, before settling in Honolulu, Hawaii. She had two children, eight grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.
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