The Yuckiest, Stinkiest, Best Valentine Ever  -     By: Brenda Ferber
    Illustrated By: Tedd Arnold
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The Yuckiest, Stinkiest, Best Valentine Ever

Illustrated By: Tedd Arnold
Dial / 2012 / Hardcover

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Leon has a crush. And he's got the perfect valentine. But this valentine has no intention of getting caught up in any romantic conspiracy. "Love is yucky, kid! Valentine's Day is all about CANDY!" the card yells at Leon, before leaping out the window and running away, leaving Leon to chase it across town, collecting interested kids along the way. Here is a hilarious take on the holiday that boys love to hate, the most complex holiday of them all. Saying "I love you" has never been so yucky or so sweet.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 32
Vendor: Dial
Publication Date: 2012
Dimensions: 10.00 X 10.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0803735057
ISBN-13: 9780803735057
Availability: In Stock
Ages: 3-8

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Publisher's Description

Even boys will fall in love with this valentine!

Leon has a crush. A let-her-cut-in-line-at-the-water-fountain kind of crush. And he's got the perfect valentine. But this valentine has no intention of getting caught up in any romantic conspiracy. "Love is yucky, kid! Valentine's Day is all about CANDY!" the card yells at Leon, before leaping out the window and running away, leaving Leon to chase it across town, collecting interested kids along the way.

Here is a hilarious take on the holiday that boys love to hate, the most complex holiday of them all. Saying "I love you" has never been so yucky or so sweet.

Author Bio

Brenda Ferber lives in Deerfield, Illinois.

Tedd Arnold lives in Elmira, New York.

Publishers Weekly

Floppy-haired Leon is wrestling with his heart—literally. When he creates a valentine heart for his crush, the wide-eyed card takes off running through Arnold’s comic book–style spreads. “You give me to Zoey Maloney and we’ll be the laughingstock of the whole school!” insists the freaked-out valentine. Kids on the playground offer their perspectives on love, ranging from “Eew!” to concern: “But does Zoey Maloney love you back?” Ferber sticks to traditional gender dynamics (the boys respond to news of Leon’s crush with disgust, while the girls swoon), but she also navigates the palm-sweating sweetness of first love with tenderness, humorously echoed by Arnold’s nervy graphics. Ages 3–up. Agent: Caryn Wiseman, Andrea Brown Literary Agency. (Dec.) 2012 Reed Business Information

Editorial Reviews

"Get ready to enjoy a laugh-out-loud, fast-paced adventure involving a secret crush, a runaway valentine with an attitude and lots of candy."

"With its creative story line and upbeat writing, this picture book is a must for holiday collections."

"Navigates the palm-sweating sweetness of first love with tenderness, humorously echoed by Arnold's nervy graphics."

"...a boisterous, just-sweet-enough comic caper."

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