Bounce by Doreen Cronin

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Bounce a ball right off your hands. Bounce it off your toes. Try to bounce a beach ball on the tip of your nose! Doreen Cronin and Scott Menchin, who had toddlers all over America jiggling with Wiggle, invite them now to hop, leap, pounce, and bounce to their hearts' content (though not on couches!). Because, after all, it's better to have bounced and bumped than never to have bounced at all.

About Doreen Cronin

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Doreen Cronin is the New York Times bestselling author of favorite picture books such as Rescue Bunnies; the Diary of… series; and Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type, a Caldecott Honor Book; in addition to The Trouble with Chickens. When she was growing up, Doreen's dogs were Archie and Trapper (after two of her favorite television characters). She lives in Brooklyn, NY. You can visit her online at
Published April 2, 2013 by Atheneum Books for Young Readers. 40 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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At the end, covered in bandages, he concludes that it’s still “better to have bounced and bumped than never to have bounced at all.” Cronin comes up with an admirably broad spectrum of bouncers and bounce-upons, all enthusiastically nearly springing off the page.

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In this charming follow-up to Wiggle , Cronin, Menchin and their doggie hero guide readers in life lessons as a series of literal ups and downs. "If you bounc

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