Fortune Cookies by Albert Bitterman

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A box arrives for Fortune from her Uncle Albert with seven fortune cookies. How wonderful! A cookie and a fortune for each day of the week! Best of all, each fortune comes true...but not in ways that Fortune expects.

About Albert Bitterman

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A. Bitterman is the pen name of Pete Cowdin, owner of the beloved independent children's bookstore Reading Reptile.  He lives with his family is Kansas City, MO.  This is his first book. Chris Raschka is the illustrator of The Hello, Goodbye Window, which was awarded the Caldecott Medal.  He is also the illustrator of the Caldecott Honor Book Yo! Yes?; Charlie Parker Played Be Bop; Mysterious Thelonious; John Coltrane's Giant Steps; and Can't Sleep. He lives with his wife and son in New York City.
Published January 4, 2011 by Beach Lane Books. 28 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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Seven fortune cookies guide a young child through an eventful week in this elegantly spare collaboration between a debut author and a Caldecott Medal–winning illustrator.

Oct 05 2011 | Read Full Review of Fortune Cookies

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Rendered in Raschka's trademark loose watercolors, a child describes how a week's events are linked to seven fortune cookie fortunes, which readers can pull from the cookies via a tab.

Nov 08 2010 | Read Full Review of Fortune Cookies

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