Ivy and Bean by Annie Barrows
Take Care of the Babysitter - Book 4 (Ivy & Bean)

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The adventures of Ivy and Bean continue in the latest installment from series creators Annie Barrows and Sophie Blackall. In Ivy and Bean Take Care of the Babysitter, the two girls hatch a plan to prove that Bean's big sister is the world's worst babysitter. Of course plans go awry, but fun ensues!
 

About Annie Barrows

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When she was a kid, Annie Barrows never once went to camp. She never took any classes. She never played a sport. She wasn't a Girl Scout. What a weirdo. She lives in Berkeley, California. Sophie Blackall is an Australian illustrator whose work has appeared in many newspapers and magazines, including the New York Times. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
 
Published July 1, 2010 by Chronicle Books LLC. 122 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Readers familiar with the redoubtable pair (Ivy + Bean Take Care of the Babysitter, 2008, etc.) will not be surprised to find that the plan gets off to a bumpy start (when Bean screams “BRA!” killjoy Dino just declares it “boring,” not bad) but then moves thrillingly into unimagined, escalating r...

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The kids of Pancake Court are constructing a volcano from a giant mound of dirt, but right in the middle of the eruption Bean is called home.

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Best mates Ivy and Bean reunite for some schoolyard hijinks in this sophomore collaboration from Barrows and Blackall.

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It’s spring break, and Bean’s big sister, Nancy, is off to Monkey Park, where she’ll get to spend every day having secret, big-kid fun at Girl Power 4-Ever Camp for girls 11-14.

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Chip, chip, chip, a tiny bit at a time”—is conveyed effortlessly without impinging on the terrifically childlike voice—“Lookit!

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Bean, an energetic girl with an inclination for mischief, just doesn’t see the appeal of her new neighbor Ivy, whom her mother extols as such a “nice girl,” which Bean readily translates to mean dull.

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The kids of Pancake Court are constructing a volcano from a giant mound of dirt, but right in the middle of the eruption Bean is called home.

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Barrows's narrative brims with sprightly dialogue and tidily ties everything together—both Bean and Ivy find a fast friend and set the stage for Ivy and Bean and the Ghost that Had to Go , scheduled for the fall.

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It's spring break, and Bean's big sister, Nancy, is off to Monkey Park, where she'll get to spend every day having secret, big-kid fun at Girl Power 4-Ever Camp for girls 11-14.

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Nancy is going to tell on Bean, so Ivy takes Bean to her secret hiding space.

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City Book Review

The kit comes with enough buttons to make a dozen buttons, with the potential for more button designs.

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They started the camp because Bean wanted to do the same things as her sister Nancy, who was going to a camp for older girls who were eleven to fourteen years old.

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A Patchwork of Books

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Shelf Awareness

Bean's mother suggests an idea that’s usually the kiss of death for a new friendship: Why doesn’t Bean play with Ivy, the new girl across the street?

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Curled Up With a Good Kid's Book

Ivy appears to be a quiet, proper little girl who always sits calmly on her front porch with a big book.

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