Squarehead, a children's picture book by Harriet Ziefert and Todd McKie. 2001 first edition.


Written by Harriet Ziefert. Illustrated by Todd McKie. First edition, 2001. Walter Lorraine Books. Houghton Mifflin Company Boston 2001.

"George was a squarehead,
a box from cheek to cheek.

"George disliked circles, ovals and spheres.

"Snowballs gave him shivers.

"Eggs made him sick.

"Baseballs could be dangerous.

"Wheels were annoying.

"In his square house in his square room,
George was stuck in his own square head."

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"Anything that isn't square, George dislikes...until one night a dream lefts him from his square room and floats him circling into outer space. From this new perspective, George discovers just how awesome round can be!"

Harriet Ziefert (1941 - ) is an American educator and children's book author who has dedicated her career to crafting engaging and educational stories for young readers. Her extensive body of work includes the "Little Hippo", illustrated by Emilie Boon, and A New Coat for Anna, It's Time to Say Goodnight, Bears All Year, Animal Music, and many others.

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Condition: Near Fine/Very Good. Dust Jacket: Light shelf wear. Illustrated cover boards. Pages are clean, undamaged, and complete.

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