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Nobody Is Perfick

4.33  ·  Rating Details ·  39 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
Eight brief episodes show that even best friends and sunny days can have shortcomings.
Paperback, 128 pages
Published October 28th 1991 by HMH Books for Young Readers (first published January 1st 1971)
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Elena Lyke
May 23, 2012 Elena Lyke rated it it was amazing
This was my favorite book as a child. I still like to read it when I'm feeling nostalgic.
Abby Johnson
Oct 06, 2011 Abby Johnson rated it really liked it
I found this little gem buried in the stacks... It's a little dated (or you might call it "classic"), but it's funny and cartoony and just might fit the bill for your Diary of a Wimpy Kid fans! Vignettes tell humorous stories that kids will relate to, like being compared to someone else's perfect child or daydreaming while doing math homework. It's a quick, easy read with little text on each page. The illustrations are reminiscent of William Steig and Charles Schultz.
Claire
Oct 24, 2015 Claire rated it it was ok
Perfectionism and traumatic brain injuries combine poorly at best.

Waber's short stories, I think, help even those top of their fields remember that it is true, Nobody Is Perfick.

(This was one of the books that made me cry over squandered potential.)
Ruth
Jun 02, 2008 Ruth rated it liked it
Recommends it for: kids or the kid in the adult!
I read this book when I was a kid and got a big kick out of it. I still like to read it when I need a tongue-in-cheek, quick reminder not to take myself so seriously. Fun story and cute drawings.
Sarah Salem
May 22, 2007 Sarah Salem rated it it was amazing
signed by Mr. Bernard Waber himself:

"To Sarah Salem
(alligator drawing)
Who is perfect!

Love,

Bernard Waber"
Amy
Jan 10, 2015 Amy rated it really liked it
I loved this book as a kid. I found my old copy and gave it to my children who go around quoting it. They like it almost as much as I did.
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Sep 29, 2008 Brigid *Flying Kick-a-pow!* rated it it was amazing
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oh wow apparently nobody's read this! that's sad. this is like totally the book of my childhood. it's HILARIOUS. luv it. ;D
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Bernard Waber was the youngest in a creative family. At age 8, he ushered in a movie theater after school, so he often saw only the last ten minutes of a movie. He made a game of inventing beginnings and middles. When he returned from a tour of duty in World War II, he entered the Philadelphia College of Art. With a diploma and a new wife, he traveled to New York City, where he began working for ...more
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