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The Secret Knowledge of Grown-Ups
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Harpercollins Childrens Books
Publication date August 1, 2001
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780064437530
ISBN-10 0064437531
Dimensions 0.25 by 9.25 by 11 in.
Weight 0.55 lbs.
Original list price $6.99
Other format details juvenile
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
A side-tickling guide to the secret world shared by adults invites young readers to explore truths never before suspected, revealing the real reasons grown-ups tell children what to do. Reprint.
Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780688153397
 
from Harpercollins Childrens Books (April 1, 1998); titled "The Secret Knowledge of Grown-Ups"
9780688153397 | details & prices | 9.50 × 11.50 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 1.00 lbs | List price $17.99
About: A humorous revelation of the real reasons why adults tell children to do things, such as 'Eat your vegetables,' 'Comb your hair,' and 'Don't blow bubbles in your milk'
Paperback
The price comparison is for this edition
Reprint edition from Harpercollins Childrens Books (August 1, 2001); titled "The Secret Knowledge of Grown-Ups"
9780064437530 | details & prices | 9.25 × 11.00 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.55 lbs | List price $6.99
About: A grown-up disguised under bread pudding, in a chocolate milkshake, and in a vegetable truck reveals the true, disturbing reasons parents urge their children to eat vegetables, brush their hair, and drink milk.
Library
Book cover for 9780688153403
 
from Lothrop Lee & Shepard (March 1, 1998); titled "The Secret Knowledge of Grown-Ups"
9780688153403 | details & prices | 9.50 × 11.50 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 1.10 lbs | List price $17.89
About: A humorous revelation of the real reasons why adults tell children to do things, such as 'Eat your vegetables,' 'Comb your hair,' and 'Don't blow bubbles in your milk'
Reinforced
With David Wisniewski | from Demco Media (February 1, 2002)
9780606222792 | details & prices | 9.50 × 11.25 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 1.05 lbs | List price $15.85
About: A grown-up disguised under bread pudding, in a chocolate milkshake, and in a vegetable truck reveals the true, disturbing reasons parents urge their children to eat vegetables, brush their hair, and drink milk.
Prebinding
Book cover for 9780613442541 Book cover for 9781439554029
 
With David Wisniewski | Reprint edition from Paw Prints (September 18, 2008); titled "The Secret Knowledge of Grown-ups"
9781439554029 | details & prices | 9.50 × 11.25 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.98 lbs | List price $15.99
from Turtleback Books (March 1, 2001)
9780613442541 | details & prices | 9.50 × 11.25 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 1.10 lbs | List price $17.20
About: A grown-up disguised under bread pudding, in a chocolate milkshake, and in a vegetable truck reveals the true, disturbing reasons parents urge their children to eat vegetables, brush their hair, and drink milk.

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