Some Things Are Scary

by Florence Parry Heide and Jules Feiffer

“Stepping on something squishy when you in your bare feet is scary./ Holding... read more

“Stepping on something squishy when you in your bare feet is scary./ Holding on to someone’s hand that isn’t your mother’s when you thought it was is scary.” Florence Parry Heide’s amusing catalogue of everyday tests of courage was first published in 1969. Now reissued in full color with Feiffer’s comically exaggerated illustrations, it will find a new generation of young readers who are brave enough to laugh at some of their own fears (Ages 7-11)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 2001

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