By Lenore Look
This is the fourth booklet within the cherished and hilarious Alvin Ho bankruptcy publication sequence, which has been in comparison to Diary of a Wimpy child and is ideal for starting and reluctant readers.
Alvin, an Asian American moment grader who is frightened of everything, is dealing with anything really frightening: the concept that anyone he loves may perhaps die. while Alvin's GungGung loses his ally, Alvin (gulp) volunteers to compliment him to the funeral.
From Lenore glance and New York Times bestselling illustrator LeUyen Pham comes a drop-dead-funny and touching sequence with a really unforgettable character.
“Shares with Diary of a Wimpy child the humor that stems from attempting to manage the world.” —Newsday
“Alvin’s a winner.” —New York Post
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He looked at me. The look on his face said that he didn’t quite believe it, but if he did believe it, he would have new respect for me. I felt a little better. “I’m proud of you too,” said Anibelly, slapping herself across the chest with a long wooden spoon. ” Anibelly blinked. Then she smiled. Then she tapped me on one shoulder with her long wooden spoon. Then she tapped me on the other. This is something you do when you’re especially proud of someone; Anibelly learned it from the Queen herself on the BBC.
HE DIDN’T DIE! ” But nothing came out of my mouth. My vocal cords grew hair. And the hair tangled into a hairball. I gagged silently. Everything in the room faded to gray. ” Ophelia asked. “Neither,” said Miss P. ” Silence. “I’m so sorry, Alvin,” Miss P said again. ” I was so sorry too. ” So right there and then I could smell trouble coming at me like a fox going after a chicken egg. I blinked. Was this another death omen? —he’s actually about to die? I swallowed. I breathed in. I breathed out.
He asked, looking at me, puzzled. Oops. Maybe that wasn’t the right thing to say either. “I had a funeral for my hamster,” said Anibelly. GungGung nodded. “There’ll be a funeral for Charlie on Saturday,” he said. Then he sighed heavily. It was a sad, lonely sound, like the last gasp of the sun when it sets behind Walden Woods. “I’ll come with you, GungGung,” I squeaked. ” Gulp. Why did I say that??? But GungGung’s face changed. ” he asked. I nodded, but nothing moved. GungGung put his arm around me.