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The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash (edition 1992)

by Trinka Hakes Noble, Steven Kellogg (Illustrator)

Series: Jimmy's Boa

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Title:The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash
Authors:Trinka Hakes Noble
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This book is cute and kids will surely get a kick out of it. It's a story about a girl who comes home from her class field trip to the farm and her mom is asking her questions about how it went. In true child fashion she answers with one sentences answers that lead to more questions. The story is told slightly backwards as it tends to happen in real life with kids before stringing the events together.

It is cute and the illustrations are very well done. The book can be used in multiple ways with kids; such as cause and effect, story telling, how to tell stories in unique ways, or talking about pets. However, it is a great book for pleasure as well.

The book is good for beginning readers or kids of any age who enjoy a fairly quick read, colorful illustrations, and boa constrictors that eat the wash! ( )
  carissaburks | Sep 11, 2014 |
This book is about a girl telling her mother about her class field trip to the farm. I would use this book because it is humorous and short and can be related to the children easily. I would use this book for kids ages k-3.
  kaylakegan | Nov 12, 2013 |
This book is about a girl is telling the details to her mom about a school trip to the farm and the trip is not good because a boa eats the wash. There are many animals in this book and the students can know more about farm.
Age:4-8
  ying-sun | Oct 28, 2013 |
A funny but outrageous story! A school field that spirals into going terribly wrong. For a second I thought this had to be by the same author as [b:It Wasn't My Fault|883058|It Wasn't My Fault|Helen Lester|http://photo.goodreads.com/books/1179171814s/883058.jpg|868335] but no, they have nothing in common except for the kid ending up with an egg on his head ... ( )
  Fjola | Oct 17, 2013 |
This book was one of my childhood favorites. It taught me about many animals and made me laugh. The pictures in it are hilarious, especially the one where the girl gets hit in the face with an egg.
  HillBrandon | Oct 3, 2013 |
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Jimmy's boa constrictor wreaks havoc on the class trip to a farm.

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