In this spirited portrait of daily life through the eyes of a child, Steven Kroll reveals precisely what drives children crazy. First published in 1976, these vignettes still resonate with profound humor and emotional truth while Christine Davenier's all-new illustrations overflow with buoyant energy and expression. Here is an ideal book for parents and children to share-for pure pleasure or for exploring emotions and family love.
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Besides such obvious complaints as ""when I need to stay up late and it's always my bedtime, that makes me mad,"" Kroll remembers that kids get mad ""when you tell me I like something you know I don't,"" ""when you talk about me like I'm not even there,"" and when ""I change my mind too late."" E...Apr 26 1976 | Read Full Review of That Makes Me Mad!
In new illustrations, Davenier (The First Thing My Mama Told Me, 2002, etc.) animates Nina and her family with swift brushstrokes using watercolor to create a layered effect that shades with a combination of techniques, including a dab of acrylic on a semi-dry brush that bares a striking likeness...| Read Full Review of That Makes Me Mad!
From “When I do something nice and no one cares…” or “When you get mad at ME and I didn’t do it…” to “When I NEED you and you make me WAIT…” Nina’s complaints range from actual injustice to self-absorbed whining and so have near-universal applicability.| Read Full Review of That Makes Me Mad!
Hilary Knight charmed generations of readers with his illustrations for Kay Thompson's Eloise books, and over 60 years later, he hasn't lost his touch.| Read Full Review of That Makes Me Mad!
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