A little brother imagines how great life will be once he’s bigger than his older brother in this classic, saucy tale of sibling rivalry from master storyteller Judith Viorst.
Mother says deep down in his heart Anthony loves me. Anthony says deep down in his heart he thinks I stink.
Anthony’s younger brother puts up with a lot. Anthony won’t read to him. Anthony is always threating to clobber him. Anthony thinks he stinks. There’s nothing he can do now...but just wait until he’s six! Then he’ll fix Anthony! Judith Viorst’s funny, classic sibling rivalry story is as timeless as ever.
|Publisher:||Atheneum Books for Young Readers|
|Series:||Aladdin Picture Books|
|Edition description:||2nd Aladdin Books edition|
|Product dimensions:||9.00(w) x 6.87(h) x 0.20(d)|
|Lexile:||470L (what's this?)|
|Age Range:||5 - 8 Years|
About the Author
Judith Viorst is the author of the beloved Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, which has sold some four million copies; the Lulu books, including Lulu and the Brontosaurus; the New York Times bestseller Necessary Losses; four musicals; and poetry for children and young adults. Her most recent books of poetry include What Are You Glad About? What Are You Mad About? and Nearing Ninety.
Arnold Lobel (1933–1987) was the award-winning author and illustrator of many beloved children’s books, including the classic I Can Read books about Frog and Toad, and the Caldecott Medal–winning Fables.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This book tells the story of a younger and older brother. The story is told from the younger brothers point of view. So many younger siblings will be able to relate to this story. Although his brother truly loves his younger sibling he does not show it very well.
This funny and charming story is centered about a child who desperately wants to play and hang out with his older brother. Everytime he tries to hang with brother and their friends he's turn down and ridiculed. This is a fun story for any children who have ever experienced sibling rivalry.