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Nothing Wee about Me!: A Magical Adventure

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Equipped with her trusty magical ladle, Liesel is ready to embark on an epic adventure…and be home in time for dinner. She saves a prince from a dragon and an island from an exploding volcano in this whimsical, clever story chock full of girl power and creativity. Spunky Liesel’s heroics encapsulate the joy of imaginary play as she reclaims what it means to be a wee girl.

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Hardcover, 32 pages
Published November 12th 2019 by Page Street Kids
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Nothing Wee About Me! by Kim Chaffee, illustrated by Laura Bobbiesi, PICTURE BOOK Page Street Kids, 2019, $18. 9781624146923

BUYING ADVISORY: EL (K-3) - ESSENTIAL

AUDIENCE APPEAL: HIGH

Liesel's grandma Rose has a magical wishing Ladle that can transport Liesel and her brother into an adventure. As she runs into each problem, a pirate, a dragon etc. they call her a wee girl - "There's nothing Wee about me!" she counters, easily defeating them - because she is so brave and bold. But, when the ladle
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Lisa
Apr 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Liesel's grandma Rose has a magical wishing Ladle that can transport Liesel and her brother into an adventure. As she runs into each problem, a pirate, a dragon etc. they call her a wee girl - "There's nothing Wee about me!" she counters, easily defeating them - because she is so brave and bold. But, when the ladle stops producing things that are helpful, Leisel has to find a clever use for what she does have, because this wee girl can handle anything.

A soup ladle can be a lot of things, it's t
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Amy
Apr 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Every Sunday, Liesel visits her grandma's house, where there is always an adventure awaiting. With her magic ladle in hand, she wishes herself to any far-away land that needs a strong girl to save them. On this particular Sunday she is a pirate Captain rescuing a town from an erupting volcano, while saving a prince from a fire-breathing dragon, good thing she has her magical ladle and strong imagination.

Liesel is out to prove that there is nothing wee about her, she is strong, smart and will be
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Becs
Oct 31, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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Nothing Wee About Me is a magical tale of one girl's power of imagination and self-confidence. The story follows the main character, Liesel as she visits her Grandma Rose. She takes her grandmother's ladle and goes on an adventure, this adventure leads her to an island that is inhabited by pirates. On this island, there is an active volcano and Liesel is determined to save the day. So she does just that, but it is only a temporary fix.

However, there are multiple of ob
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Sam Barry
Oct 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wow I never knew a regular kitchen tool could be so interesting
Kirsti Call
Nov 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This magical adventure combines clever text and whimsical illustrations--a rollicking read aloud sure to bring a smile to your face!
Carol Ekster
Sep 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Creative and wonderfully written picture book! Gorgeous illustrations. Girl power!
Chance Lee
Aug 29, 2019 rated it it was ok
Shelves: slj, picture-it
SLJ - review to come
EJLJ
Jan 15, 2020 rated it liked it
Shelves: library
Motivational for kids that may feel "small" in their worlds. The story is somewhat difficult to follow for kids that aren't sure that it is all make-believe.
Cathy Ogren
Dec 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing
In this imaginative tale, a wee girl named Liesel uses Grandma Rose’s soup ladle to wish for magical adventures. With her trusty ladle, Liesel confronts a pirate, a fire-breathing dragon, rescues a prince, and uses her ingenuity to save a town from an erupting volcano. She does all this just in time to return Grandma Rose’s ladle and enjoy a bowl of Grandma’s Sunday soup. Liesel proves there is nothing WEE about her in this romp through the world of imagination! Readers will enjoy Liesel’s adven ...more
Marcia
Sep 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: picture-books
This is a charming picture book! Children of all ages will enjoy following spunky Liesel on her magical adventures. Both the well written story and whimsical illustrations are sure to become favorites at bedtime or anytime.
Rebecca M
Nov 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
An absolutely charming children's book with a larger-than-life protagonist. This will be a great pick for library storytime!
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