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You Stole My Name by Dennis McGregor
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You Stole My Name by Dennis McGregor
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Aug 08, 2023 | ISBN 9781941325988

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“Poems that will be perfect for animal lovers, with gorgeous illustrations worthy of framing.”
Kirkus Reviews

“The museum-quality artwork in this oversized coffee-table style volume is big and beautiful, the verses are clever and funny, but it’s the concept behind You Stole My Name that is unique, original, and sets it apart from all other pet and wildlife picture book collections for young children. Matching similar names given to two different species of animals, You Stole My Name by author/illustrator Dennis McGregor is a totally unique and immediately to be treasured addition to family, daycare center, preschool, elementary school, and community.”
Midwest Book Review

You Stole My Name is, simply put, a work of genius. Cleverly composed and beautifully illustrated, it delights youngsters and oldsters alike, while exploring the wonders of the animal kingdom and the strange and glorious English language.”
—Jim Cornelius, editor, The Nugget Newspaper

“Exquisite, vivid illustrations and an engaging story will bring plenty of smiles and spark young imaginations. My granddarlings loved it. Yours will too!”
—Marie Bostwick, New York Times and USA TODAY best-selling author of Esme Cahill Fails Spectacularly

“Dennis McGregor’s captivating illustrations are a delight on their own—but pair two similarly named creatures together and you have compound magic. With its wonderful use of color, light, and word play, You Stole My Name is a feast for the eyes and a treat not just for the kids it’s geared toward, but for the adults who get to explore its pages before giving it to the children in their lives.”
—Nicole Vulcan, editor, Central Oregon’s Source Weekly newspaper

You Stole My Name and its sequel, You Stole My Name Too, are two of my all-time favorite picture books! With beautiful illustrations accompanied by clever verse, these books are a joy to look at, entertaining to read, and sure to elicit laughs when read along with kids. And they’re educational to boot! What more could you want?!”
—Lane Jacobsen, owner of Paulina Springs Books

“Absolutely astoundingly gorgeous illustrations in this charming picture book that celebrates the natural world. A kangaroo rat meets a kangaroo, a spider monkey greets a monkey; each of these mini poems and paintings celebrates the vibrancy and diversity of life on our planet and is a perfect gift for kids obsessed with animals.”
—Caleb Masters, inventory manager at Bookmarks

“My first-grade class absolutely adores You Stole My Name and You Stole My Name Too. The charming illustrations paired with clever rhymes make these books a delightful experience for young readers. They bring joy to our reading time and spark laughter and engagement among the kids. The educational content woven into the stories adds an extra layer of value. These books have become a favorite in our classroom, a perfect blend of learning and fun.”
—Krisi Guerra, elementary school teacher

Table Of Contents

Table Of Contents
Animals in the book include: Chicken hawk, parrotfish, cowbird, rhinoceros beetle, elephant seal, tiger shrimp, alligator lizard, spider monkey, bull trout, catfish, dogfish, turkey vulture, zebra finch, mule deer

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