Phoebes Revolt

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  • Paperback
  • 40 pages
  • Phoebes Revolt
  • Natalie Babbitt
  • English
  • 05 February 2017
  • 0374457921

About the Author: Natalie Babbitt

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Phoebes Revolt Phoebe Euphemia Brandon Brown hated the bows, frills, ruffles, sashes, and curls that were the fashion in 1904The story of Phoebe s one woman revolution and its outcome is sure to strike a spark in other little girls with minds of their own Booklist Free Read Phoebes Revolt [ by ] Natalie Babbitt [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – johndore.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “Phoebes Revolt

  1. Yvensong says:

    What a delightful book for young children and adults with a young heart This beautiful hardcover book explores passive resistance, how social expectations influence family expectations, familial love, and compromise It does so with flowing prose and very nice drawings I wish I had read this when I was young, though I suspect if this book had made its into my house, it would have been one of the few books my father would have prevented me from reading, with my mother s approval You see, I was What a delightful book for young children and adults with a young heart This beautiful hardcover book explores passive resistance, how social expectations influence family expectations, familial love, and compromise It does so with flowing prose and very nice drawings I wish I had read this when I was young, though I suspect ...

  2. Talea says:

    Every mother will recognize herself and her daughter in this charming short story about a little girl that has simply had enough of being someone other than who she is and is determined to try out new things, even when things don t turn out exactly they way we thought they would.

  3. Suzanne Fournier says:

    A little girl in 1904 doesn t want to wear dresses covered in lace, frills and bows.A sweet little picture book by one of my favourite author s The story didn t end as I expected or hoped but I loved the illustrations.

  4. Darlene says:

    I got this through bookcrossing BCID 306 10301321 and will send it out with my blessings But here are my thoughts It itches It hurts Stop pulling my hair Mom, I can t wear this My mom put up with so much of that from me So I was put in sailor dresses or Annie Oakley clothes I still hate dressing up I hate scratchy materials And now that I have been diagnosed, I know a lot of that has to do with my fibro What was the point of putting people in clothing that was uncomfortable and inco I got this through bookcrossing BCID 306 10301321 and will send it out with my blessings But here are my thoughts It itches It hurts Stop pulling my hair Mom, I can t wear this My mom put up with so much of that from me So I was put in sailor dresses or Annie Oakley clothes I still hate dressing up I hate scratchy materials And now that I have been diagnosed, I know a lot of that has to do with my fibro What was the point of putting people in clothing that was uncomfortable and inconvenient I still feel that way And I hated the la ti da ti da rhyming If I weren t squirming enough for the scratchy clothing, the story had to last longer for staying in the rhythm.Sorry to be a party pooper but I would have stayed in the bath, too And having her ...

  5. Connie says:

    And if you think a child can t understand concepts like passive resistance you ve clearly never been a child nor had a child Phoebe, eight years old in 1904, is fed up ribbons, ruffles, sashes, curls and wants only to dress like her father.Her mother s solution is to throw a party to show her how silly she is, but that backfires miserably when Phoebe simply refuses to get dressed Her father solves the problem first having her wear a spare outfit of his, then reminding her mother of her own mi And if you think a child can t understand concepts like passive resistance you ve clearly never been a child nor had a child Phoebe, eight years old in 1904, is fed up ribbons, ruffles, sashes, curls and wants only to dress like her father.Her mother s solution is to throw a party to show her how silly she is, but that backfires miserably...

  6. Jim Sibigtroth says:

    This is a good read aloud book for third grade classes but might be challenging for them to read themselves because of the vocabulary used The entire book as written in rhyme yet clearly tells an involved humorous tale of a young girl s reb...

  7. Barbara says:

    Read this several years ago and was delighted by its language and illustrations However, it didn t always go over as well with the children at the school That s why it s getting four stars I m guessing I read it in the early 90s.

  8. Robin_R says:

    A fun story, told in rhyme, about a little girl who did not want to dress in all the frills and ruffles of the time 1904 Natalie Babbitt s stories are always beautifully written and fun to read.