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Party time! / Janeen Brian ; illustrated by Beth Norling.

By: Brian, Janeen.
Contributor(s): Norling, Beth | Norling, Beth (ill.) [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Aussie nibbles: Puffin books.; Aussie nibbles: ; Aussie nibbles: ; Aussie nibbles: ; Aussie bites: Publisher: Ringwood, Vic. : Puffin, 2002Description: 60 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0141312882 (pbk.); 9780141312880 (pbk.).Subject(s): Children's parties -- Juvenile fiction | Parties -- Juvenile fiction | Fairies -- Juvenile fiction | Stores, Retail -- Juvenile fiction | Workshops -- Juvenile fiction | Birthdays -- Juvenile fictionGenre/Form: Children's stories. | Children's fiction.DDC classification: A823.3 Subject: "Mia's older sister has been to two parties at the fairy shop. Now it's Mia's turn ..." -- Rear cover.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Mia's sister, Alice, has been to two birthday parties at the fairy shop. Mia has made a wish that she too could go, but because she didn't have special gold dust, she didn't think it would come true. Suddenly she receives an invitation to Emily's birthday at the fairy shop! And this is a fairy party unlike all other fairy parties ...

"Mia's older sister has been to two parties at the fairy shop. Now it's Mia's turn ..." -- Rear cover.

For children aged 6-8 years.

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School Library Journal Review

Gr 1-2-In Party Time, Mia listens to her older sister's stories about her experiences at the "fairy shop" and imagines all sorts of wonders. When she goes to the same party center, she finds that anticipation is the greater joy. The story compares two perspectives. Bad Buster depicts a family of social outcasts. After facing difficulty with his peers, young Buster finds that animals respect and respond to him. When he stops a burglary and is treated as a hero, his social life starts to improve; however, he still finds time to be bad. These easy chapter books may motivate reluctant readers, who will appreciate the humor hidden in the stories. Both titles are illustrated with black-and-white line drawings in a cartoon style. The easy reading level allows students to read them independently and will make for good discussion starters. However, some of the phrasing and structure in Party Time, such as "she joined in," "she got cross," and "have a turn" might confuse emerging readers.-Kathleen Pavin, Purdy Elementary School Library, Fort Atkinson, WI (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.