Clarion, 2010 (2010)
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Reviewed by Hilary Daninhirsch
magine if you sneezed so hard you forgot everything, including your own name?
hat is the premise of this quirky picture book, in which a little boy, while grocery shopping with his mother, sneezes so powerfully that he develops amnesia, or in this case,
ne by one, facts fly out of his brain through his nose, including numbers, names of dinosaurs, '
and an entire hanky's worth of presidents.
' He is fine with forgetting
school stuff, but realized it is serious when he sneezes out Christmas. Eventually he even sneezes out forgotten objects.
ill the knowledge ever return to his brain? Will he remember who and where his mother is? You'll have to read more to find out. Expect to be a little grossed out by the graphic, highly exaggerated pictures, but kids with a high tolerance for the
factor will be intrigued. Interesting tidbits about sneezing are printed on the back.
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