One Star Review, Guess Who? (#142)
Can you guess the classic children’s book by its scathing one-star review on Goodreads?
Children’s Bad Words
Mild Obscenities & Substitutions – 5 Incidents: “Sweet mother of –”, shut up, dagnab it, shoot, cockeyed rumors
Name Calling – 2 Incidents: Double-dealing, four-flushing old cootie, yellow-bellied old buzzard
Scatological Terms – 3 Incidents: Bl**dy (as in lots of blood), make horses’ patooties of themselves, horse’s patootie
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About Travis Jonker
Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at email@example.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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