Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Mad About Plaid” as Want to Read:
Mad About Plaid
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Mad About Plaid

by
3.75  ·  Rating Details ·  28 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Madison Pratt is delighted to find a lonely plaid purse in the park one afternoon. Then the purse's mad curse causes Madison--and her whole neighborhood--to turn plaid! Will Madison's spunk and optimism help to reverse the curse before it's too late? Filled with vivid colors and rich textures that enhance the story's humor, Jill McElmurry's first picture book is just as br ...more
Hardcover, 40 pages
Published April 5th 2000 by HarperCollins (first published April 2000)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Mad About Plaid, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Mad About Plaid

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 57)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
The Book Maven
May 27, 2014 The Book Maven rated it really liked it
Madison didn’t mean to bring down a plague of plaid. She just wanted to give a poor, abandoned plaid purse a home. She didn’t know that plaid was contagious—until it spread all over her! Now she’s at home, under quarantine—but an errant burp soon sends the whole town into an outbreak of plaid. But just because Madison got everyone into this plaid-y mess doesn’t mean she can’t get them out of it, and her solution is every bit as fun and silly as the rest of the plot. Fun rhymes make this a great ...more
Laurie
Feb 06, 2014 Laurie rated it it was ok
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here.
Julie
I really enjoyed reading this book. My daughter loves plaid, and she loved it too. The illustrations are fun, and the writing is fun too! The main character is a loveable little girl who finds a lonely purse. This purse paints her world plaid!
Steve
Feb 17, 2012 Steve rated it really liked it
A picture poem about Madison who finds a plaid purse and how it changes her town. Cute, though a little too hard for an ESL class, they enjoyed the concept and plot. The good illustrations help scaffold.
Aspasia
Apr 21, 2009 Aspasia rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-to-aidan
A little girl gets taken over by plaid when she finds a purse in the park.
Maggie Akin
i didn't get to read it...
Pat Frier
Pat Frier marked it as to-read
Jul 14, 2016
Matthew
Matthew marked it as to-read
Jun 26, 2016
Lisagarden
Lisagarden rated it really liked it
Sep 03, 2016
Meagan
Meagan rated it liked it
Apr 22, 2016
Jameson Brotz
Jameson Brotz rated it it was amazing
Feb 21, 2016
Jo
Jo added it
Jan 27, 2016
Knight
Knight marked it as to-read
Nov 30, 2015
Dana Vaden
Dana Vaden rated it really liked it
May 15, 2015
Audrey
Audrey rated it liked it
Feb 08, 2015
Mary
Mary added it
Nov 20, 2014
Chris
Chris marked it as to-read
Sep 24, 2014
April Thompson
April Thompson rated it liked it
Sep 20, 2014
Andrew
Andrew rated it liked it
Jul 23, 2014
Hs
Hs added it
Jun 23, 2014
Fatima
Fatima marked it as to-read
May 22, 2014
Zahara
Zahara rated it liked it
Apr 09, 2014
Sheila
Sheila marked it as to-read
Apr 02, 2014
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book