Epic Kids Book Club Selection: Ivy + Bean
By Avery Finley
IVY + BEAN
AUTHOR: Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
GENRE: Middle-Grad Fiction
AGES: 6 – 9
SYNOPSIS: The moment they saw each other, Bean and Ivy knew they wouldn’t be friends. But when Bean plays a joke on her sister, Nancy, and has to hide quickly, Ivy comes to the rescue, proving that sometimes the best of friends are people never meant to like each other. Vibrant characters and lots of humor make this a charming and addictive introduction to Ivy and Bean.
RATING: 5 stars
MY FAVORITE QUOTES FROM THIS BOOK: “Nancy thought bean was a pain and a pest. Bean thought Nancy was a booger-head.”
MY FAVORITE THING ABOUT THIS BOOK: The shenanigans! Ivy and Bean get into many sticky situations with hilarious outcomes. This book had me laughing out loud!
MY FAVORITE CHARACTER IN THIS BOOK: Ivy and Bean are my favorite characters! Both of them were equally hilarious and never without the other.
FANS OF THIS BOOK MAY ALSO ENJOY: Clementine by Sara Pennypacker, Judy Moody by Megan McDonald, Junie B. Jones by Barbara Park