I'm Bored

I'm Bored

Book - 2012
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There is NOTHING boring about being a kid, but one little girl is going to have to prove it in this anything-but-boring picture book from comedian Michael Ian Black.

Just when a little girl thinks she couldn't possibly be more bored, she stumbles upon a potato who turns the tables on her by declaring that children are boring. But this girl isn't going to let a vegetable tell her what's what, so she sets out to show the unimpressed potato all the amazing things kids can do. Too bad the potato is anything but interested....
This tongue-in-cheek twist on a familiar topic is sure to entertain anyone who's ever been bored--or had to hear about someone else being bored--and is filled with comedian Michael Ian Black's trademark dry wit, accompanied by charismatic illustrations from newcomer Debbie Ridpath Ohi.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2012
ISBN: 9781442414037
Branch Call Number: E BLA
Characteristics: [33] p. :,col. ill. ;,29 cm
Additional Contributors: Ohi, Debbie Ridpath 1962-
Alternative Title: I am bored

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LPL_MattL Feb 27, 2018

Have you ever heard your child utter the infamous words "I'm bored"? In this funny and charming picture book a young girl confronts her boredom head on by attempting to convince a very unimpressed potato that kids are not boring! I read this book at storytime and the kids were in stitches anytime the potato said "BORING!"

Mariangela_S Jun 20, 2017

Every try to impress a picky potato? Not an easy feat. Explore the thinks that kids can do and you won't be bored anymore.

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kooshles
Feb 14, 2016

A great book. It's not often a 4 year old and a 6 year old can both sit down and enjoy a story together so much.

Jacqu3Blu Sep 26, 2013

The most dreadful words to hear as a parent! This hilarious book with excellent illustrations makes kids laugh...and think again about being bored.

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