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Millie Fierce (Hardcover)

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By Jane Manning, Jane Manning (Illustrator)
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If Fancy Nancy got angry. Really, really angry.

Millie is quiet. Millie is sweet. Millie is mild. But the kids at school don't listen to her. And she never gets a piece of birthday cake with a flower on it. And some girls from her class walk right on top of her chalk drawing and smudge it. And they don't even say they're sorry

So that's when Millie decides she wants to be fierce She frizzes out her hair, sharpens her nails and runs around like a wild thing. But she soon realizes that being fierce isn't the best way to get noticed either, especially when it makes you turn mean. So Millie decides to be nice--but to keep a little of that fierce backbone hidden inside her. In case she ever needs it again.

With bright art and an adorable character, it's easy to empathize with Millie. Because everyone has a bad day, once in a while.

"Millie Fierce is a delightfully naughty mix between Maurice Sendak's Where the Wild Things Are and Molly Bang's When Sophie Gets Angry."--School Library Journal

About the Author

Jane Manning is the illustrator of The Witch Who Was Afraid of Witches by Alice Low, and Drip, Drop by Sarah Weeks, among others. She lives in Deep Water, Connecticut.

Praise For…

Millie Fierce is a delightfully naughty mix between Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are and Molly Bang’s When Sophie Gets Angry.”
-School Library Journal

Product Details
ISBN: 9780399256424
ISBN-10: 0399256423
Publisher: Philomel Books
Publication Date: August 16th, 2012
Pages: 28
Language: English
Series: Millie Fierce