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Boy or Beast by Bob Balaban

Boy or Beast

Boy or Beast by Bob Balaban
Hardcover
Sep 13, 2012 | 256 Pages
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    Jun 18, 2013 | 272 Pages | Middle Grade (10 and up)

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    Sep 13, 2012 | 272 Pages | Middle Grade (10 and up)

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“Bob Balaban does it all (really he does). He directs, acts and writes funny (really he does). In my opinion, this book is a monsterpiece." — Henry Winkler

"Bob Balaban knows this world so well, you might think this actually happened to him. Read it and you’ll see!" — Whoopi Goldberg

“A very funny and insightful exploration of what it means to be the REAL you.” — Julianne Moore

"With occasional comic drawings and lots of humor regarding life as a dinosaur among humans (such as the scale of reptile farts), this romp is a balm for anyone who’s ever felt awkward in their own scales err, skin. . . . A wacky story of loyalty and self-discovery." — Kirkus Reviews

"With occasional comic drawings and lots of humor regarding life as a dinosaur among humans (such as the scale of reptile farts), this romp is a balm for anyone who’s ever felt awkward in their own scales err, skin. . . . A wacky story of loyalty and self-discovery." — Kirkus Reviews

"An endearingly quirky story about embracing oneself." — Publishers Weekly

"The amiable drollery of The Creature From the Seventh Grade carries it a long way." — The New York Times

“A funny, contemporary allegory about learning to like yourself, scales and all.” — School Library Journal

“Balaban (better known as a longtime stage and screen actor) excels in creating a voice that’s absolutely spot-on for a tween boy.” — Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

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