Trixie Ten by Sarah Massini

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Trixie TEN and has nine brothers and sisters, each of them noisy in his or her own way. Wanda ONE is always sneezing, Thomas TWO constantly has hiccups, and Nathaniel NINE loves pretending to be a lion!


Tired of her noisy siblings, Trixie TEN packs her bag and creeps away into the night in search of somewhere quiet. But it isn’t long until she begins to feel lonely . . . and realizes she’s actually much happier back where she belongs—with her noisy family.


About Sarah Massini

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Sarah Massini has illustrated several books for children including Ooodles of Noodles, Dino in the Jungle!, If I Could Paint the World, and Where’s Caterpillar?
Published February 5, 2013 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR). 28 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books.

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She has nine brothers and sisters.” The siblings all have fingerprint bodies, each in a signature color, each with unique, scribble-style hair (straight, curly, buzz cut, pigtails) and a trademark trait: “Wanda ONE is always sneezing,” “Felix FIVE laughs all the time,” and “Emily EIGHT has a runn...

Dec 12 2012 | Read Full Review of Trixie Ten

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Overwhelmed by the cacophony, Trixie runs away, taking with her “one useful flashlight, one useful teddy bear, [and] one useful blanket.” Her siblings’ idiosyncratic noise words (“Roar,” “Atchoo,” “Tee hee hee”) follow her in a cloud as she sets off.

Dec 17 2012 | Read Full Review of Trixie Ten

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