I Fooled You: Ten Stories of Tricks, Jokes, and Switcheroos (Paperback)

By Johanna Hurwitz (Editor)
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Description


How many different ways can ten leading middle-grade authors tell a story including the line "I fooled you"? Prepare to be surprised
An arrogant prince tries to bluff his way out of paying the bridge troll's toll, only to find that honesty really is its own reward. Judy Moody dreams up her best-ever prank on Stink, but he finds a hilarious way to make her joke fall splat. And when a boy's grandfather plays an elaborate trick that has the whole town laughing at him, can he use it one day to big-time advantage? Edited by acclaimed children's author Johanna Hurwitz, this collection of stories -- all woven around the phrase "I fooled you" -- range from a comic graphic tale about clever chimps to thought-provoking explorations of fairness, empathy, eccentricity, and the power of imagination.

About the Author


Johanna Hurwitz has written over 50 popular books for young readers, including Oh No, Noah!, Class Clown, Rip-Roaring Russell, and the other Park Pals adventures, PeeWee's Tale and Lexi's Tale. She lives in Great Neck, New York.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780763648770
ISBN-10: 0763648779
Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
Publication Date: March 9th, 2010
Pages: 174
Language: English