Yee, author of Millicent Min, Girl Genius, deftly navigates the dynamics of a late elementary boy/girl friendship; Bobby and Holly are both fully developed characters, and the details of their friendship (and its failures) are both thoughtful and believable. A solid ending and a strong male point of view. make this a good selection for the middle-grade se.
BOBBY VS. GIRLS (ACCIDENTALLY), the first of a new series written by Lisa Yee and illustrated by Dan Santat. Come join Lisa and Dan as they celebrate the release of their new book "Bobby vs. Girls (Accidentally) at Vroman's Book Store in Pasadena, CA this Sunday October 18th at 2PM! Bobby Vs. Girls (Accidentally). 9 October 2009 ·. Hey LA/Pasadena People. Come see Lisa Yee and Dan Santat talk/sign/act weird at the South Pasadena Chinese-American Club Moon Festival on Saturday, Oct. 10th from 10 - 2 pm at the South Pasadena Library!!! Bobby Vs. 10 September 2009 ·. A PARTY!!!
Bobby vs. Girls (Accidentally) book. With the hilarious adventures of Bobby Ellis-Chan, Lisa Yee and Caldecott Medalist Dan Santat bring their gifts for finding the funny (and the truth) in everyday situations to chapter-book readers. All of Bobby Ellis-Chan's problems in life can be summed up in one word: GIRLS. There's his sister Casey, who has a weird obsession with Bobby's goldfish, Rover. Bobby vs. by. Lisa Yee. Publication date. Arthur A. Levine Books. Best friends - Fiction, Friendship - Fiction, Schools - Fiction. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; china.
Yee really understands children's thought processes and presents them with tact and good humor. Bobby's dilemmas and adventures, however wild and out of control, remain totally believable. Readers will recognize themselves and learn some gentle lessons about relationships while they are laughing at the antics. Fourth grade was supposed to be the best year ever, but when do events ever go according to plan? Usually starting with good intentions or, at the least, blind thoughtlessness, Bobby careens from one disastrous mess to another. Part of the Bobby Series).
Dan Santat wrote and illustrated the graphic novel Sidekicks, and has also illustrated many acclaimed picture books, including The Guild of Geniuses and The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend, which won the Caldecott Medal. He lives in Alhambra, California, with his family.
Bobby gave his friend a weak wave, then watched the girls disappear into the crowd, leaving him holding a goldfish. Bobby sat cross-legged on his bed, reading his Encyclopedia of Dogs. The collage had a picture of them as newborns in their clear plastic cribs, next to another photo where they sat side by side in their high chairs when they were toddlers.