Me and the Boss: A Story About Mending and Love

Michelle Edwards (Author) April Harrison (Illustrator)
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Product Type: Hardcover Books
Age Groups: Ages 4 to 6, Ages 7 to 9

All the highs and lows of having a bossy, protective, and loving older sibling are depicted in this heartwarming picture book by a critically acclaimed author and award-winning illustrator.

Meet Lee, a little boy who won't give up until he learns how to sew, and Zora, the sister who watches him try—and ultimately succeed!

"I know big sisters. Zora, the boss, she's mine," explains Lee as he and Zora head to the library, where Mrs. C is teaching the children how to sew. Though Zora sews a beautiful flower on her cloth square, little Lee makes a mess out of the half-moon he is trying to stitch. That night, when he can't sleep, he gives sewing another try...and succeeds, even mending the hole in his pants pocket! The next morning, he sneaks into Zora's room and sews the ear back on Bess, her stuffed bear. When Zora discovers Bess, she wraps Lee in her special big sister hug—for just a moment—and then is back to being the boss once again.

National Jewish Book Award-winning author Michelle Edwards and Coretta Scott King-John Steptoe Award-winning illustrator April Harrison create a funny, oh-so-true portrait of a brother and sister’s relationship in this winning picture book.

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SKU 138904
ISBN 9780593310670
Language English
Guided Reading Level M
Page Count 40
Product Type Hardcover Books
Book Type Picture Books
Additional Contributor April Harrison
Primary Contributor Michelle Edwards
Age Groups Ages 4 to 6, Ages 7 to 9
Publisher Anne Schwartz Books