Teaching your little brother his first word—dibs—is funny. Until he starts calling dibs on everything, from your parents’ bed to a real airplane to the White House. What’s next? Calling dibs on the moon? Sure enough, Julian’s little brother, Clancy, calls dibs on NASA and blasts off into space! Julian is glad to have Earth all to himself…at first. But Julian begins to miss Clancy. Can he harness the power of dibs to rescue his little brother? This humorous take on sibling rivalry is by Laura Gehl, author of the hilarious picture book I Got a Chicken for My Birthday.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Genre||Fiction, Picture Books|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Carolrhoda Books ®|
|Number of Pages||32|
|BISACS||JUV051000, JUV039200, JUV019000|
|Dimensions||9.75 x 9.75|
|ATOS Reading Level||2.0|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||501310|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Original artwork, Reviewed, and Teaching Guides|
“In a refreshing change of pace from most episodes about the evils of selfishness, the theme of ‘learning to share’ plays second fiddle to the brotherly bonding at the end.”—Booklist
“Young readers will definitely call dibs on this one.”—Kirkus Reviews
Author: Laura Gehl
Laura Gehl is senior editor of the award-winning educational periodical Science Weekly. Laura's best ideas come from her four young children. Her previous books include And Then Another Sheep Turned Up and Hare and Tortoise Race Across Israel. She lives in Silver Spring, Maryland.
Illustrator: Marcin Piwowarski
Marcin Piwowarski is a self-taught artist in traditional and digital illustration and has created illustrations for hundreds of books during his twenty-year artistic journey. His artwork is inspired by nature, daily life, and music, mixing magical and mysterious ambience with down-to-earth elements of everyday reality. Marcin lives in Portugal with his three children.
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Teaching your little brother his first word—dibs—is funny. Until he starts calling dibs on everything, from your parents’ bed to a real airplane to the White House. What’s next? Calling dibs on the moon? Sure enough, Julian’s little brother, Clancy, calls dibs on View available downloads →