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The magic word / written by Mac Barnett ; illustrated by Elise Parsley.

Barnett, Mac, (author.). Parsley, Elise, (illustrator.).

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  • 62 of 69 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 2 copies available at North Kansas City.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library JE BAR (Text) 0001002315784 JUV Easy Checked out 07/28/2020
North Kansas City Public Library JE BAR (Text) 0001002315792 JUV Easy Available -

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Tired of his babysitter asking him to use the magic word, Paxton C. Heymeyer triggers a series of fantastical misadventures when he realizes he can get what he wants by saying "alakazoomba" instead of "please."
Target Audience Note:
AD480L Lexile
Decoding demand: 57 (medium) Semantic demand: 68 (high) Syntactic demand: 63 (high) Structure demand: 78 (high) Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 2.4 0.5 185165.
Subject: Etiquette > Juvenile fiction.
Magic > Juvenile fiction.
Humorous stories > Juvenile literature.

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The Magic Word
The Magic Word
by Barnett, Mac; Parsley, Elise (Illustrator)
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The Magic Word

A hilarious take on what a magic word really is from Mac Barnett, the award-winning, bestselling author of Sam and Dave Dig a Hole and Extra Yarn, and Elise Parsley, the bestselling author/illustrator of If You Ever Want to Bring an Alligator to School, Don't! and If You Ever Want to Bring a Piano to the Beach, Don't! When Paxton C. Heymeyer's babysitter tells him to say the magic word, she could never have imagined that what would happen next would be a walrus chasing her, an elephant in the living room playing cards, and a full water park and moat in the front yard. And that's just the beginning...

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