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Author: Linda Ashman (on JOMB)
Illustrator: David McPhail (on JOMB)
Published: 2008 Harper Collins (on JOMB)
When we feel better about ourselves, we feel better about everything.
Shadowy, Sendakian illustrations and spot-on, multiply paced rhyming text take us for one spin around the familiar first-born cycle of resentment, rage, worry, the relief of being understood, warm fuzziness and back to the joy of siblinghood in this reassuring glimpse inside a shared spotlight.
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