Meet the Dullards

By PENNYPACKER, Sara

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ISBN
9780062198563
Publisher
HarperCollins Balzer & Bray


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on February 1, 2015  |  Preschool to Grades 4

K-Gr 2—In this tongue-in-cheek tale, Mr. and Mrs. Dullard take great pride in being humdrum. Family activities include watching paint dry and savoring vanilla ice cream ("Hold the cones. And extract the vanilla"). The Dullards are horrified at exclamation marks, flowered wallpaper, and sociable neighbors bearing gifts of applesauce cake. They try their bes...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on March 1, 2015

The tradition of Bottner's The Scaredy Cats (rev. 3/03) and Allard's Stupids books (The Stupids Die, rev. 8/81) lives on with the Dullards, a family of five engulfed in ennui. The Dullard parents are horrified when they catch their children Blanda, Borely, and Little Dud reading books, asking to go to school, and even trying to play outdoors. Though the parents try to nip this revolt in the bud by moving to an even more boring house, they are challenged when a welcoming...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2015

The tradition of Allard's Stupids books lives on in the Dullards, a family of five engulfed in ennui. Horrified to catch th...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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