Bound To Stay Bound

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 May I have a word?
 Author: Levis, Caron

 Publisher:  Farrar Straus Giroux (2017)

 Classification: Easy
 Physical Description: [30] p., col. ill., 28 cm

 BTSB No: 567506 ISBN: 9780374348809
 Ages: 4-8 Grades: K-3

 Alphabet -- Fiction
 Vocabulary -- Fiction

Price: $21.38

The letters C and K have an argument when K accuses C of stealing all the good words that start with the "k" sound.

 Illustrator: Rash, Andy

   Kirkus Reviews (04/15/17)
   School Library Journal (05/01/17)

Full Text Reviews:

School Library Journal - 05/01/2017 K-Gr 2—What happens when the letters of the alphabet get into an argument? Many of our favorite words cannot be spelled! This is a funny and charming book about a set of alphabet refrigerator magnets gathering to tell a story. Unfortunately, when it comes to picking the characters, C and K cannot agree on whether the tale should feature a cat or a kitten. The argument progresses, and K becomes quite miffed at all of the "cool" K-sounding words that are spelled with a C. Because of the spat, C and K refuse to stand together, so words such as socks, rocket, and luck cannot be spelled. Then N shows K that he is just as special and needed as C by spelling such wonderful words as knight and knitting. C and K resolve their differences and mend their friendship. Wonderfully entertaining, Rash's illustrations enhance the text. The letters' expressions will have kids giggling with delight. VERDICT This unique, hilarious selection will have readers of all ages laughing out loud. Be prepared for it to be in high demand after one read-aloud.—Jasmine L. Precopio, Fox Chapel Area School District, Pittsburgh - Copyright 2017 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.

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