Don't Grown-Ups Ever Have Fun? by Jamie Harper

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Do grown-ups ever have fun? The kids in this family don't think so! Exuberant pictures present a hilarious and honest take on a little girl's curious impressions of her parents' daily routines. Don't Grown-Ups Ever Have Fun? will have parents laughing and children cheering as they learn to understand each other just a little bit better.
 

About Jamie Harper

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JAMIE HARPER is the author-illustrator of ME TOO! and DON'T GROWN-UPS EVER HAVE FUN? Of MISS MINGO AND THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL, she says, "I like that this book is a blend of fiction and nonfiction, and that Miss Mingo is a funky, fun, contemporary teacher who just loves learning new things.
 
Published April 1, 2003 by Little, Brown. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books.

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Harper's comic and colorful pen-and-ink-with-watercolor illustrations radiate the positive energy and creativity that children bring to life, dressing up in their parents' clothes, constructing messy art projects in dad's previously pristine office, setting up their own beauty spa for mom, and "h...

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Harper’s comic and colorful pen-and-ink-with-watercolor illustrations radiate the positive energy and creativity that children bring to life, dressing up in their parents’ clothes, constructing messy art projects in dad’s previously pristine office, setting up their own beauty spa for mom, and “h...

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Harper can successfully extend a joke, too: when the children thoughtfully set up an in-home spa for Mom (who "needs to get away"), a line-up of dolls lounging in chairs shows each toy in a state of beautification (one sports a facial mask composed of "diaper goo," another wears an expression of ...

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