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Long, Ethan

Ms. Spell

(4) K-3 After her students attempt to spell a word, Ms. Spell produces the answer through magic (e.g., "Chicken lips and earthworm hair, / spelling stick, please show us their!"). Thwarting this clearheaded book's mission to elucidate is its chaotic presentation: the cartoonish art features panels, dialogue balloons, asides to the reader ("They're is a contraction that means 'they are'"), and more.


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