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Just a Bad Day (Little Critter)

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It's a rainy day, and things keep going wrong, but Little Critter finds out that even the worst day can always change for the better.
Hardcover, 24 pages
Published April 1st 2001 by Golden books (first published 1993)
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Melanie Bates
Mar 04, 2013 Melanie Bates rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Just A Bad Day

Summary: This is a story about a little critter that had a few unfavorable events occur on the same day. Anything that could have gone wrong went wrong for him. The illustrations throughout the book were great. They were colorful and expressed the characters emotions.

Response: What I loved about this book was the message behind it. Although one may have a bad day something can always come along and turn it around. In this case the character’s dad coming home and surprising him with
Jun 06, 2014 Wvalice rated it it was ok
Second graders did not like very much.
Nydia Munoz
Mar 06, 2013 Nydia Munoz rated it liked it
Shelves: love
This book teaches children to see the good in everything. The book teaches children to be positive and see the good in all the situations.

Learning Extension: The children can pretend that it is a rainy day and they can act out hat they would do at home.
Sep 17, 2012 Tori rated it liked it
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PB 20: This book is very relate able because everyone has bad days. Once again, I love Mayer's illustrations. Very cute book for kids and would probably make a good read-aloud for a rainy day.
Apr 27, 2012 Lauren rated it liked it
Shelves: childrens
This book is great for children especially when they learn to start reading. It teaches great morals and ideals for everyone to have and great general life lessons.
Laura Carby
Mar 21, 2012 Laura Carby rated it it was amazing
I like this book because occasionally we all have a bad day. You are the only person who can get out of the bad mood. You have to focus on the positives!
Aug 14, 2011 Theresa rated it liked it
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a cute story with a cute idea, using the stories of his daily life to teach children.
Sheila Read
Aug 28, 2013 Sheila Read rated it it was amazing
everybody has a bunch of bad days this book will help a kid deal with all the bad days
Brandi Streeval
Mar 12, 2013 Brandi Streeval rated it it was amazing
cute book read this to my daughter got this from the library.
Oct 10, 2012 Danny rated it it was ok
Shelves: children-s
Some days are just like that.
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I began illustrating books in 1966. Since that time I have published over 300 books. Most of my books are about things that happened to me when I was a little kid. Now I'm a big kid and I write about things that happen now, especially with my own children. They always remind me of what it was like.

I was born in Arkansas in 1943. Boy, that was a long time ago! It's real fun to be an old kid. Then m
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