Bonaparte Falls Apart by Margery Cuyler

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Read Bonaparte Falls Apart Online Free - Bonaparte is having a tough time. It's hard for this young skeleton to just hang loose when he can't keep hold of himself.
When he plays catch, his throwing arm literally takes a flyer. Eating lunch can be a real jaw-dropping occasion. How can he start school when he has so many screws loose?
Luckily, Bonaparte hit the bone-anza when it came to his friends. Franky Stein, Black Widow, and Mummicula all have some boneheaded ideas to help pull him together. But will it be enough to boost his confidence and get him ready for the first day of school?

Title : Bonaparte Falls Apart
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ISBN : 1101937688
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 0 pages


GooseberryCompote rated it ★★★☆☆

September 08, 2017

Lots of bone puns. You are still worthy of respect and fun even if your bones are always falling off. Apparently, there are service dogs available for that.

Krys rated it ★★★★★

March 07, 2017

Excellent back-to-school/new school themed picture book featuring your favourite classic little monsters. Bonaparte keeps falling apart and his friends problem solve to keep him together. Examines early childhood anxieties about self and being new to school in a way that is both warm, humorous, a...

Barbara rated it ★★★☆☆

August 12, 2017

First days of school are often filled with anxiety, which might make this picture book a humorous choice for a first day read aloud. The author relies on several puns to describe the plight of a skeleton named Bonaparte who is growing increasingly worried about what he's going to do when school s...

Read rated it ★★★★☆

August 08, 2017

I've been following Margery Cuyler for years. This is a very clever book about pint size monsters who are friends trying to solve a problem their mutual friend Bonaparte (a skeleton) problem which is her keeps losing some of his bones which has him quite worried as he prepares to go back to schoo...

Jessica rated it ★★★☆☆

September 20, 2017

Loved the illustrations and the majority of the book did a good job of conveying a realistic image of a child's social anxiety, especially in a school setting. I may have read too much into it, but I thought it did particularly well at conveying the idea of acceptance of a child who needed a servi...

Hannah rated it ★★★★☆

September 06, 2017

This book is so fun! Bonaparte is worried about his first day of school because he can't keep his bones from falling apart. His friends come up with some great suggestions, but the techniques work better for them than for Bonaparte. In the end, he makes a new friend who also helps him with his tr...

Arminzerella rated it ★★★★☆

September 21, 2017

Bonaparte the skeleton is falling apart. His bones just fall right off and he’s worried that they’ll embarrass him and the other kids will make fun of him when he goes back to school. He and his friends try to come up with solutions to keep Bonaparte together, but nothing seems to work. Then, the...

Angela rated it ★★★★★

July 03, 2017

A school anxiety book by the great Margery Cuyler who creates all the best skeleton books (Skeleton Hiccups!). This one is a great teaching tool for exploring simile, metaphor, problem-solving, melodrama, voice, wordplay and the intricacies and variety of literary techniques. Moreover, this would...

Shannon rated it ★★★☆☆

September 21, 2017

Some of the puns in this one might be more for the parents than the kids, but this book is goofy and fun enough that both should enjoy reading. Bonaparte and all of his friends are creatures that are usually used to give people the creeps, but the squat bodies and big, round eyes make them seem m...

Beth rated it ★★★☆☆

June 25, 2017

Cute illustrations. Story is meh. His bones keep falling apart and no one can fix it so he essentially gets a therapy dog which then steals the all the attention at school. I mean the kids are always looking at the dog and not Bonaparte. I can only assume they like him for his unique dog accessor...

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