HomeGroupsTalkExploreZeitgeist
Search Site
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Loading...

Arthur's Chicken Pox

by Marc Brown

Series: Arthur the Aardvark (20)

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
1,1002314,252 (3.59)1
Arthur the aardvark catches chicken pox a week before he is supposed to go to the circus.
None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 1 mention

Showing 1-5 of 23 (next | show all)
arthur has the chick pox. he gets presents, his friends come and give him his homework. DW gets jealous that arthur is all the attention. Eventually arthur gets better and all is back to normal.
3 book
  TUCC | Sep 2, 2016 |
Arthur’s Chicken Pox is a story about D.W. and Arthur, who are siblings, going to the circus with their family, but Arthur gets the chicken pox, so D.W. decides it is a good time to taunt him and make him feel like he won’t get better by the time the circus comes. To find out that Arthur is healthy the morning of the circus, and then everybody laughs at D.W. Although she doesn’t understand why, and then the family tells her that she needs to stay home because she got the chicken pox. The illustrations are vivid and happy, and do a great job of telling the story for children who may have troubles understanding what the chicken pox are. This story gives off the sense to siblings that it isn’t okay to be mean to each other, because eventually it could happen to them in the worst time possible. One lesson that can be brought up in a classroom is about “what goes around comes around”, and students can share a story if it has happened to them before. ( )
  rharrington30 | Nov 30, 2015 |
48 months - Thought it would be good to read some of the books that are part of the Arthur's Library Game which O enjoys playing. An OK story. ( )
  maddiemoof | Oct 20, 2015 |
I enjoyed reading this book for a few different reasons. The illustrations in this story are very detailed. These detailed illustrations added humor and little features which are not found from reading the text alone. In addition, I liked that this book had a plot that was easy for children to relate to. Many children get jealous when their sibling receives special attention. This happened in the story when Grandma Thora was giving Arthur extra attention and special care because was sick with the chicken pox. This made Arthur’s sister, D.W., jealous and in response she pretended to have the chicken pox so she could get more attention. The overall message of the story is to support others when they are in need. When Arthur had the chicken pox his grandmother took care of him and helped him to get better. Since she helped Arthur to get better in time for the circus, they both got to go together. ( )
  KerryMcLaughlin | Oct 14, 2015 |
Arthur has the chicken pox and everyone around him is taking care of him. He gets the special treatment from his Grandma. Arthur's sister, D.W., gets jealous of Arthur's attention and tries to fake the chicken pox to get special treatment too. When D.W. gets caught she tries to rub it in to Arthur that she gets to go to the circus and he doesn't. But when it came to going to the circus everyone was ready including Arthur but D.W. is stuck with the chicken pox. This is a fantasy book, only because the characters are animals. ( )
  karleesampson | Jan 31, 2015 |
Showing 1-5 of 23 (next | show all)
no reviews | add a review

Belongs to Series

You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Original language
Canonical DDC/MDS
Canonical LCC

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Arthur the aardvark catches chicken pox a week before he is supposed to go to the circus.

No library descriptions found.

Book description
Arthur is inconsolable when an outbreak of the chicken pox prevents him from going to the circus, but his little sister, D. W., is so jealous of the attention that Arthur receives that she paints spots on herself. Preschool-Grade 3.
Haiku summary

Popular covers

Quick Links

Rating

Average: (3.59)
0.5
1 1
1.5
2 2
2.5 1
3 11
3.5 1
4 11
4.5 2
5 5

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

Hachette Book Group

4 editions of this book were published by Hachette Book Group.

Editions: 0316110507, 0316113840, 0316119474, 0316119539

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 166,316,170 books! | Top bar: Always visible