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Valentine's Day Grump (First-Start Easy Reader)

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A valentine might make Gus the grump happy but nobody dares give him one.
Paperback, 31 pages
Published January 1st 1997 by Troll Associates (first published February 1981)
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Tasia
We read this in our kindergarten class for Valentine's Day, and then had a talk about how giving valentines to people who aren't very happy might make them a little less grumpy. There's a bus driver who used to be really mean to our kids, but our teacher has slowly but surely gotten him to turn his act around. (He got a valentine, by the way.)

Kim
Feb 09, 2011 Kim rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I give this one a four mainly because of it's cute illustrations of the "Grump." Other than that, it's not a brilliant book, but the idea of the grump, the length, and the repetition might make it good for storytime.
Dolly
May 25, 2010 Dolly rated it liked it
Recommends it for: beginning readers and parents reading with them
Shelves: childrens, valentine, 2010
This is a silly story about a grump who just needs a Valentine. The narrative is simple and the repetition is good for beginning readers.
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