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Mad About Plaid
by Jill McElmurry (Goodreads Author)
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)
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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
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!