A nanny - Mary Poppins' acidic cousin? - outwits a spoiled fusspot using reverse psychology... For readers in the mood for a little menace.
Redmond follows in the delightfully subversive footsteps of Shel Silverstein in this tale of Minerva von Vyle, a child so rude and spoiled that she has been through 52 nannies in as many weeks... Redmond’s clever rhyming verse trips off the tongue, and her scratchy, vintage-style illustrations bring to mind a slightly sunnier Edward Gorey.
—School Library Journal
E. S. Redmond is the author-illustrator of Felicity Floo Visits the Zoo, her debut picture book. She lives in Massachusetts.
E.S. Redmond is a rarefied gem in children's literature today. She perfectly packages the art of storytelling with whimsy, aspirational language, and a Silversteinian illustration... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Heather Mather
I love reading this book to my daughter. She was 6yr when I bought it for her, and we still love reading it today (7yr). Read morePublished 8 months ago by dm4au2000
a delightful story every family can relate to, the author is also an artist each image gets makes the story and emotional come alive. Perfect gift.Published 10 months ago by Dianne Mattar
Ruby and I love this book. Funny and smart it tells a sweet story about behaving that is easy for little ones to absorb. Love this book. Our favorite!Published 15 months ago by Mary A. Kirincic
This book is great! The little girl starts out as an annoying child who gets into mischief but in the end, she realizes she is not the smartest one in the house. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Lindy Redmond