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Guess What? by Mem Fox
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Guess What? (1988)

by Mem Fox

Other authors: Vivienne Goodman (Illustrator)

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Guess What? builds on the lesson that looks can be deceiving. For this book, teachers can read one page at a time, allowing students write or saw what they think the main character looks like, and so on. By allowing students to talk about their own ideas and perceptions of the book, teachers can open a discussion about the importance of don't judging people by their looks. ( )
  DJSimpson | Nov 30, 2013 |
Detailed illustrations with lots of hidden objects to find, and a story that's fun to read aloud with a preschooler. My daughter loves to point out the words she knows, and the repetition and question-and-answer format helps increase her knowledge. ( )
  hyperion79 | Aug 13, 2012 |
A perfect Halloween read aloud with fabulous illustrations.
  dianecaesar | Feb 16, 2012 |
Starts from long range, far away view. Each page has a question and answer bringing the reader closer to the subject and a closer view. Finally she tells the reader about the witch, and gives a clue abut how nice she is. Great real life pictures.
  kag026 | Feb 1, 2011 |
The humor & illustrations are a bit dark for the attended audience, but is a very fun way for children to be interactive with a book. The continuing guessing allows the readers to create their own idea of what the main character is... The detail in the illustrations is one thing to keep an eye for, & all of the hidden objects (especially the wardrobe page). Also, in the end, there is an unexpected twist in this character... ( )
  chelsiking | Mar 15, 2010 |
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To Miss Nancy and Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge -- M.F.
To Tom and Sarah -- V.G.
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Far away from here lives a crazy lady called Daisy O'Grady.
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Through a series of questions to which the reader answers yes or no, the personality and occupation of Daisy O’Grady are revealed-she’s a witch! “A fascinating brew combining pop culture, Halloween symbols, favorite book characters, and the worthy message that even outrageously peculiar behavior may not be evil.”-Kirkus Reviews

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Through a series of questions to which the reader must answer yes or no, the personality and occupation of a lady named Daisy O'Grady are revealed.

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