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The Secret Knowledge of Grown-Ups: The Second File
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Harpercollins Childrens Books
Publication date August 1, 2001
Binding Hardcover
Book category Easy Fiction
ISBN-13 9780688178543
ISBN-10 0688178545
Dimensions 0.50 by 9.50 by 11.50 in.
Weight 1.25 lbs.
Original list price $18.99
Other format details juvenile
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Summary
In the follow-up to The Secret Knowledge of Grown-ups, a Caldecott Medal winner reveals more of the real reasons grown-ups tell kids to do things such as brush their teeth or clean under the bed. Children's BOMC.
Amazon.com description: Product Description:

Urgent!It's happened again!

David Wisniewski has completed another daring raid into the vault of parent rules. Within these forbidden pages lurk the real reasons why grown-ups want you to brush your teeth, eat your breakfast, and clean under your bed. The truth has been hidden for centuries, but the time of mystery is over.

Grab a flashlight! Get under cover! It's time for ...

The Secret Knowledge of Grown-Ups!
The Second File



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Hardcover
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from Harpercollins Childrens Books (August 1, 2001)
9780688178543 | details & prices | 9.50 × 11.50 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 1.25 lbs | List price $18.99
About: A grown-up disguised as a sneaker, the tooth fairy, and a mop, exposes the true, disturbing reasons parents urge their children not to swallow their gum, eat junkfood, or stay in the bathtub too long.
Paperback
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Reprint edition from Harper Torch (August 1, 2004)
9780060590178 | details & prices | 48 pages | 9.25 × 11.00 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.52 lbs | List price $6.99
About: A grown-up disguised as a sneaker, the tooth fairy, and a mop, exposes the true, disturbing reasons parents urge their children not to swallow their gum, eat junkfood, or stay in the bathtub too long.
Library
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from Harpercollins (August 1, 2001)
9780688178550 | details & prices | 9.75 × 11.25 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 1.25 lbs | List price $16.89
About: A grown-up disguised as a sneaker, the tooth fairy, and a mop, exposes the true, disturbing reasons parents urge their children not to swallow their gum, eat junkfood, or stay in the bathtub too long.

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