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  • Published: 15 June 2017
  • ISBN: 9780147513137
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: $13.99

The Curse Of Einstein's Pencil

Bea Garcia #2




Bea’s artistic gifts lead to a special new friendship in book two of this funny illustrated chapter book series for fans of Amelia’s Notebook and Judy Moody.

Bea Garcia is looking for a new best friend, and she almost has one—the smartest girl in school, Judith Einstein. So when Einstein asks Bea to be her partner in the upcoming school geography contest, Bea is thrilled . . . at first. Schoolwork comes so easily to Einstein that Bea thinks the secret might be Einstein's special pencil. But when Bea takes Einstein's pencil home, it's not quite what she expected.

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  • Published: 15 June 2017
  • ISBN: 9780147513137
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 144
  • RRP: $13.99

About the author

Deborah Zemke

Deborah Zemke has illustrated more than 30 books for children and adults and contributes "Critter Crackups" to Ranger Rick magazine, a publication of the National Wildlife Federation. She is also the designer of two illustration fonts for the International Typeface Corporation. Deborah lives and works in Missouri.

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Praise for The Curse Of Einstein's Pencil

Bea Garcia is an honest and funny protagonist with whom readers will identify and want to check back with regularly

School Library Journal, starred review

There isn't anything real or imaginary that the endearing Bea cannot draw . . . Readers will find inspiration to write, draw, explore, and imagine

Kirkus Reviews

[Zemke] clearly shows how art, self-expression, and humor can be solid allies when life doesn’t go as planned

Publishers Weekly

The everyday ups and downs of Bea’s life will befamiliar to readers, who are sure to appreciate Bea’s perky humor

Booklist

Zemke has a gift for portraying the trials and tribulations of elementary school . . . A promising launch to this new series. Pass this one to aspiring artists, those missing a friend, or anyone who could use a laugh as she navigates childhood

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