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How You Got to Be So Smart by David Milgrim
I Am Invited to a Party by Mo Willems
I Am Not Sleepy and I Will Not Go to Bed by Lauren Child
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LMNO Peas by Keith Baker
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Once I Was a Cardboard Box, Now I'm a Book About Polar Bears by Anton Poitier
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Ranma 1/2 Volume 01 by Rumiko Takahashi
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The Runaway Wok by Ying Chang Compestine
Sea Gifts by George Shannon
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Comments for I Am Invited to a Party!

I Am Invited to a Party!: 10/24/11

 cover art (Link goes to Powells)I Am Invited to a Party! by Mo Willems would make a nice companion book to Big Red Lollipop by Rukhsana Khan. Piggie has been invited to a party and asks Gerald to help her prepare. Fortunately Gerald knows parties!

Gerald goes through all the different possibilities for the party. It might be formal. It night be a costume party. It might be a swim party. Gerald and Piggie (though less enthusiastically) decide its best to prepared for every eventuality.

It's cute for its absurdity and even better for how it ends. I would add it as a companion to Khan's books to show how trends are changing and siblings or friends are more and more being invited to parties, especially those held for children. It's no longer usually just the one on the invitation who is invited.

Five stars.

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