Just Another Ordinary Day by Rod Clement

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Like most kids, Amanda gets dressed, goes to school, plays with friends, and eats dinner with her family. But don't be fooled by this deceptively simple story--readers will soon find out that Amanda is no ordinary girl! Bestselling Australian artist Rod Clement has created a wickedly funny picture book in which the artwork tells an extraordinary story of "just another ordinary day." Full color. Side D.
 

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Rod Clement is a well-known author, illustrator and cartoonist. He has written and illustrated "Grandpa's Teeth" and "Just Another Ordinary Day" and illustrated "Edward the Emu" and "Edwina the Emu, " both written by Sheena Knowles. He is also a caricaturist for several Australian newspapers. Mr. Clement lives in Sydney, Australia.
 
Published May 3, 1995 by HarperCollins (Australia) Children's. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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PLB 0-06-027667-3): Tongue so firmly in cheek that it may take a surgical procedure to get it out, an Australian cartoonist puts wild spins on the events of young Amanda's ``typical'' day, as she rises to her alarm (a shirtless genie whaling on a gong), catches a ride to school with an elderly (i...

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Clement purposefully contrasts a bland text about Amanda's run-of-the-mill school day with large-scale drawings that reveal her schoolmate is an alien, her science teacher is a giant insect and her el

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According to the Australian author/artist's intentionally bland text, Amanda's day is decidedly run-of-the-mill: her alarm clock awakens her, she gets a lift to school with a neighbor, attends science class and is picked up by her mother at day's end.

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Clement purposefully contrasts a bland text about Amanda's run-of-the-mill school day with large-scale drawings that reveal her schoolmate is an alien, her science teacher is a giant insect and her el

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