Friday, September 24, 2010

A Bad Case of Stripes

Posted by Life Explorer at 12:52 AM
Written by David Shannon

Video of the book

ISBN: 978-0439598385
Camilla Cream loves lima beans, but she never eats them. Why? Because the other kids in her school don't like them. And Camilla Cream is very, very worried about what other people think of her. In fact, she's so worried that she's about to break out in…a bad case of stripes!

My Comment:
Camilla Cream, who is a little girl, always do things as her classmates do. She is always worried about how people think about her. She tries 42 clothes at night before school. She finds which cloth she wants. But she gets in trouble. Her body has lots of stripes with many colors. Her mom finds many doctors to check her out. They could not cure her. It gives us two points of view. We don't worry about how other people think of us too much. What professors told is only for reference. Only you really understand yourself. You must be yourself. You can watch to video skimming the book.
Author uses crazy story and vivid drawing to show his idea for kids, even adult. It is a nice book for all of us.

2 comments on "A Bad Case of Stripes"

The World of Lurlene Mcdaniel on October 7, 2010 at 5:17 AM said...

i remember this book. i remember reading this in the first grade. i lovewd reading it. it is one of my favorite bookjs from back then.

im glad you did a post based on this book. it is one of my favorites.

Jack Kung on October 8, 2010 at 12:20 AM said...

Thanks for your comment. It is also one of my favorite books. I don't remember how many time I read and share this story for my friends. They loved it.

I am happy you loved it.

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