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Too Busy Marco

Too Busy Marco

Illustrated by: Roz Chast
For Ages: 4 - 8
It's time for bed again, and Marco, a small red bird who lives with his (human) mother and father, simply has too much to do! He's got masterpieces to paint, underwater inventions to create, halfpipes to skate -- or better yet, inventions to create so that he can paint underwater while skateboarding at a world-class level! How can it possibly all get done? When one idea builds on top of another, and every object he encounters just screams inspiration, why would Marco ever want to put on his pajamas and brush his beak? With humor and a great deal of energy, this delightful new character from acclaimed illustrator Roz Chast will rev kids up and wear them out--just in time for bed.
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  • Atheneum Books for Young Readers | 
  • 32 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781442440708 | 
  • June 2011 | 
  • Grades P - 3
List Price $14.99

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Play with Marco, if he's not too busy! TOO BUSY MARCO by Roz Chast

From popular cartoonist Roz Chast, comes TOO BUSY MARCO, a new picture book about a small bird...who is simply not ready for bed.

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Roz Chast
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Roz Chast

Roz Chast is a staff cartoonist for The New Yorker and is the illustrator of Steve Martin’s popular children’s book The Alphabet from A to Y with Bonus Letter Z. She lives in Connecticut with her husband and two children. She is also the author and illustrator of Too Busy Marco, Marco Goes to School, and Around the Clock.

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