Nurse Clementine by Simon James

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Clementine really wants to practice her first-aid skills, but her brother presents an unexpected challenge in a sweet, funny story from Simon James.

It’s Clementine Brown’s birthday, and Mr. and Mrs. Brown have given her a nurse’s outfit and a first-aid kit — just what she wanted! There is no shortage of emergencies that need her attention (and her liberal use of bandages): Mr. Brown’s stubbed toe, Mrs. Brown’s headache, even Wellington the dog’s tender paw. But her brother, Tommy, is a different matter. Even though he keeps crashing into things, he insists that he doesn’t need a nurse. Clementine is sad — nurses really need someone to help. But could it be that when a real emergency occurs, her skills will be needed?

About Simon James

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Simon James is the award-winning author-illustrator of many children's books, including such favorites as Leon and Bob and the Baby Brains series. Simon James lives in England.
Published February 12, 2013 by Candlewick. 40 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books.

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Brothers and sisters will appreciate authentic family friction (Tommy’s “Leave me alone!”) and the kindness exchanged after Clementine’s rescue mission and Tommy's scrape (“You can bandage it if you like”).

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Meghan Cox Gurdon reviews "Nurse Clementine" by Simon James and "Dream
Friends" by You Byun.

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A little girl who enjoys playing nurse comes to her brother's aid. Meghan Cox Gurdon reviews Simon James's "Nurse Clementine" and You Byun's "Dream Friends."

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PreS-Gr 1—Clementine receives a nurse's outfit and first-aid kit for her birthday. Stethoscope and bandages in hand, she quickly sets about diagnosing her mom, dad, and even the family dog. Her younger brother proves to be a reluctant patient until a minor backyard mishap allows her to finally im...

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