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Beatrice Zinker, Upside Down Thinker

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Beatrice Zinker: Upside-Down Thinker is a book written by Shelley Johannes. Beatrice is awesome. She is a “green glasses girl and an upside down thinker.” She has a weird nose, and she thinks upside down because she hangs from a tree when she does her best thinking! Lenny (short for Eleanor) is her best friend, and she is also part of Beatrice’s mission, Operation Upside. Mrs. Tamarack, a teacher in Beatrice’s school, is a villain in the book just like that character from Matilda who wants to rule Matilda’s school. Also, Mrs. Tamarack gives the award of “Upside-Down Thinker” to Beatrice. I really loved how Beatrice talked in Pig Latin: “An-cay ou-yay ass-pay e-thay yrup-say ease-play?” and “I-yay an-cay end-bay e-thay ules-ray or-fay ou-yay.” Do you know what that means? Read the book to find out! The illustrations help tell the story, especially when the pictures show handwriting, dialogue bubbles, and notes. I liked the part when the family ate dessert first – that sounds like good upsiade down thinking to me! Anyone who loves creative thinking, Pig Latin, and silly stuff will really enjoy this book.

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Author:
Shelley Johannes • Shelley Johannes, Illustrator
Star Count:
4.5/5
Format:
Hard
Page Count:
160 pages
Publisher:
Disney-Hyperion
Publish Date:
2017-Sep-19
ISBN:
9781484767382
ASIN:
1484767381
Issue:
September 2017
Category:
Tweens
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Additional information

Publication Date

2017-Sep-19

Format

Hard

Publisher

Disney-Hyperion

Issue

September 2017

Page Count

160 pages

ASIN

1484767381

ISBN

9781484767382

Star Count

4.5

Book Author

Shelley Johannes • Shelley Johannes, Illustrator

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  1. Naomi Ishioka

    Rated 5 out of 5

    This book is excellent for mid elementary school. The reading level is perfect, and the story is captivating for kids–and adults alike. We all can relate to Beatrice’s friendships lost and regained. My two girls loved it, I found it charming, funny, engaging, and enjoyable.