Item description for Arthur's Birthday: An Arthur Adventure by Marc Tolon Brown, O'Nan & Little Brown & Company...
Overview Their friends must decide which party to attend when Francine schedules her birthday party for the same day as Arthur's birthday party
Publishers Description Arthur can't wait to hand out his birthday party invitations. But it turns out Muffy is having her "party on the exact same day All of his friends are split between the two parties so Arthur and Francine hatch a clever scheme to make sure Arthur and" Muffy have the best birthdays yet
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Studio: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.48" Width: 4.9" Height: 0.87" Weight: 0.67 lbs.
Binding Board Books
Release Date Apr 1, 1998
Publisher Little, Brown Young Readers
ISBN 0316118575 ISBN13 9780316118576 UPC 719122005953
Availability 0 units.
More About Marc Tolon Brown, O'Nan & Little Brown & Company
Marc Brown is the creator of Arthur, who has been featured in more than 30 books, and who is the star of a #1 ranked daily television show on PBS. He lives on Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.
Marc Tolon Brown currently resides in Hingham, in the state of Massachusetts. Marc Tolon Brown was born in 1946.
Reviews - What do customers think about Arthur's Birthday: An Arthur Adventure?
My favorite Arthur book--also made a good episode Jan 26, 2007
A very cute book that tells the story of Arthur, an 8 year old ardvark whose birthday party is the same day as his friend Muffy's. After the boys and girls initally side with their own kind, Arthur has the idea to give Muffy a surprise party. In regards to the 'spin the bottle' complaints, I had no problem with it as a kid, and considering they don't actually play (the joke is that Francine wants to play at all, being the tomboyish girl of the group) I don't think it's going to traumatize anyone.
A Birthday At Arthur's House Oct 31, 2006
I like this book because it is Arthur and Muffy's birthday. It reminds me of when I was in first grade. I had the same birthday as someone else. I like Marc Brown. My favorite part is when they surprised Muffy by hiding in different places in Arthur's house. I think you should read this book because it's a good book.
Spin-the-Bottle for 4-year-olds? Oct 21, 2006
The story itself is fairly benign, but when you have to start explaining the what, why, and wherefore of spin-the-bottle to your 4-year-old, things get a little sticky. Why would the author and publisher want to insert such content--which would resonate more with the 12-14 year-old crowd--into a book for 4-8 year olds? Also, it reduces a wonderful boy-girl friendship into the "standard" sexual attraction relationship. There's enough of that on TV geared toward young kids. Why not let them enjoy simple sincere friendships for another few blissful years?
It's cute Jan 13, 2004
I've started reading Arthur's books to my sons and they love the colorful pictures in the book. The storyline is cute ~~ nothing spectular or exciting. Arthur invites everyone to his birthday party only to find out one of his friends, Muffy, has her birthday party the same day. Arthur decided to surprise Muffy by hosting the party at his house and all ends well.
It's a cute story though I am not quite sure about "Spin the Bottle" gift at the end. That may be a little too old for 8 year olds. But it's not offensive or anything ~~ it's just a cute story about birthday parties.
Suprise Birthday Dec 17, 2003
I really like the book Arthur's Birthday because I liked when Arthur figured out what to do when Muffy and his birthday are on the same day. He was kind and knew what he was doing.