Billy's classmates may have never considered careers in snail training or sumo wrestling before, but by the time the exuberant eight-year-old is done cataloging his dream jobs, they just might share his belief in unlimited potential!
Virtuoso wordplay, irresistible rhythm, and laugh-out-loud humor abound in the first picture book by the one and only "Weird Al" Yankovic. This unbridled celebration of creativity and possibility invites readers of all ages to consider afresh what they want to be when they grow up. Features the author reading the text.
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Voiced in rhymed couplets with a conscious tip of the hat to Seuss and Silverstein, this adaptation of the recently published book adds even more elements to an already overstuffed story--with unexpectedly good results.Aug 10 2011 | Read Full Review of When I Grow Up
His formality gives way to freewheeling fantasies as he envisions himself a world-famous chef ("My walls will be filled with awards that I've gotten/ For toast-on-a-stick and my Twinkies au gratin"), a snail trainer ("Why, that's a no-brainer!"), a lathe operator, and a giraffe milker ("It's oh-s...Dec 06 2010 | Read Full Review of When I Grow Up
The tagged pics will show up in the slideshow below, and the best ones will appear in print on Thursdays.May 03 2011 | Read Full Review of When I Grow Up
the controls on one of the mini-games ("Gorilla Masseuse") feels a bit too finicky for young kids.Jun 14 2011 | Read Full Review of When I Grow Up
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