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Hanlon, Abby.
New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, 2014
IL K-3, RL 2.1

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If you laugh at Junie B. youíll laugh out loud when you meet lovable six-year old Dory Fantasmagory in this new beginning chapter book series.  Everyone calls her Rascal but all that Dory really wants is attention and she has just enough wild imagination and endless energy to never stop trying.  Sheís the youngest in the family and unfortunately, her older brother, Luke, and older sister, Violet, only roll their eyes and invent scary sharp-toothed Mrs. Gobble Gracker to try and stop their little sister from being such a pest.  After all, Rascal is supposed to be ready to go to first grade and itís about time she stopped acting like a baby by asking so many annoying questions.  Dory wonít quit outsmarting monsters and youíll be surprised when she actually proves her bravery in real life!   The hilarious illustrations will also help you to see her antics more clearly, and you can watch her grow in the second Dory story, Dory and the Real True Friend due out later this year.  The author/illustrator, Abby Hanlon, is already thinking about her third Dory book too!  (Booktalk by Pennsylvania Young Readerís Choice Award Committee)

SUBJECTS:    Imagination -- Fiction.
                        Imaginary playmates -- Fiction.
                        Brothers and sisters -- Fiction.
                        Family life -- Fiction.

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