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The Bad Seed Goes to the Library

The Bad Seed Goes to the Library

By Jory John, Illustrated by Pete Oswald

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    The Bad Seed borrows an awesome book from the library in this Level One I Can Read by the #1 New York Times bestselling duo Jory John and Pete Oswald!

    The Bad Seed is in a good mood…for once. That’s because there’s a really cool book at the library available for checkout. The Bad Seed reads, and reads, until the book can’t be read anymore.

    But suddenly, he gets bad news: The book must be returned to the library so another seed can enjoy it. Will the bad seed return to his baaaaaad ways and keep the book? Pick up this really cool book to find out!

    The Bad Seed Goes to the Library is a Level 1 I Can Read book, which means it's perfect for children learning to sound out words and sentences. Whether shared at home or in a classroom, the short sentences, familiar words, and simple concepts of Level One books support success for children eager to start reading on their own.


    Jory John

    Jory John is a New York Times bestselling author and two-time E. B. White Read Aloud Honor recipient. Jory’s work includes the award-winning Goodnight Already! series; the bestselling Terrible Two series; the popular picture books The Bad Seed, Penguin Problems, and Quit Calling Me a Monster!; and the national bestseller All My Friends Are Dead, among other books. He lives in Oregon. You can visit him online at

    Illustrated by Pete Oswald


    Publisher: HarperCollins

    Imprint: HarperCollins

    Format: Hardcover

    On Sale: 03/29/2022

    ISBN: 9780062954565

    ISBN10: 0062954563

    Pages: 32

    Trimsize: 9.000 x 6.000 in


    JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories

    JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance

    JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Manners & Etiquette

    JUVENILE FICTION / Social Issues / Values & Virtues

    JUVENILE FICTION / Readers / Beginner

    JUVENILE FICTION / Books & Libraries

    JUVENILE FICTION / Imagination & Play