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Mrs. Biddlebox by Linda    Smith
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Feb 10, 2012

really liked it
bookshelves: childrens-picture-books, vocabulary, print-motivation
Read in February, 2012

I don't care what Marla Frazee illustrates, I would love it. This is a fun story about taking a bad day and turning it into a cake. It's sort of implied that Mrs. Biddlebox is a witch (all black clothing, black house, etc., and the word "witchy" is used once) but never overtly stated. She gathers up the gloom, some shadows, and a rope of sunshine and squishes them into a cake pan. After baking and eating, she goes to bed feeling much better. If only we could actually do it!

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