Books by Michele Sobel Spirn

I AM THE TURKEY by Michele Sobel Spirn
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"Anyone who has ever been involved in a school play will appreciate this well-told story illustrating that the show that must go on. (Easy reader. 5-8)"
A compelling illustration of a nervous child in a turkey costume draws the reader into this mid-level early reader from the I Can Read series. Read full book review >
A KNOW-NOTHING HALLOWEEN by Michele Sobel Spirn
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 30, 2000

"On to Thanksgiving (see below). (Easy reader. 6-8)"
In the wake of A Know-Nothing Birthday (1997), noodleheads Boris, Morris, Doris and Norris—and their puzzled puppy Floris—begin rambling around the holidays. Read full book review >
THE KNOW-NOTHINGS TALK TURKEY by Michele Sobel Spirn
ANIMALS
Released: Sept. 30, 2000

"Amelia Bedelia's fans will gobble this up. (Easy reader. 6-8)"
Thanksgiving seems like a fine occasion for celebration—but as if "dressing" the salad, mashing the potatoes (with a sledgehammer) and sewing string beans isn't hard enough, literal-minded noodleheads Boris, Morris, Doris, and Norris (A Know-Nothing Halloween, see above, etc.) discover that they're supposed to serve a turkey too. Read full book review >
THE KNOW-NOTHINGS by Michele Sobel Spirn
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 30, 1995

"Steer chuckling readers to the kindred stories in Alvin Schwartz's All of Our Noses Are Here (1985) or to Joanna and Philip Cole's Big Goof and Little Goof (1989). (Picture book. 5-7)"
The Stupids have nothing on housemates Boris, Morris, Doris, and Norris, an affectionate quartet as long on silly ideas as they are short of attention spans. Read full book review >