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Clementine

Clementine, Book 1
Written by: Sara Pennypacker
Narrated by: Jessica Almasy
Length: 1 hr and 28 mins

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Publisher's Summary

When her best friend and neighbor, Margaret, comes to her with a problem, Clementine goes to many lengths to help her friend. This sets off a rollicking adventure-filled week that finds Clementine getting into and out of further trouble, while learning valuable life lessons.

In Clementine, Sara Pennypacker has created a precocious red-headed third-grader who will be instantly loved by young audiences.

©2006 Sarah Pennybacker (P)2007 Recorded Books

What the critics say

  • Audie Award Winner, Children's Titles - Ages 8 - 11, 2008

"A sweet family life...serves as the foundation for the story, which charts a tough week for Clementine, involving badly cut (and marker-dyed) hair, trouble with the principal, and a spat with a best friend." (Child magazine)
"Fans of Judy Moody will welcome this portrait of another funny, independent third-grader." (Publishers Weekly)

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  • Adrienne
  • San Francisco, CA, USA
  • 2008-01-06

Outstanding!

This was one of the best children's books I've read in a long time. My daughters (ages 5 and 7) love the creative heroine. And this mom loved the creativity of the author! Can't wait for more.

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  • Nothing really matters
  • Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • 2016-02-21

One credit for a 1.5 hr book!?

My daughter loved this story and wants me to buy her more Clementine stories. Normally, I'd have given a children’s book my kids really like 5 stars. But the Clementine series of audio books are outrageously pricey.

To purchase the 13.5-hour Clementine series, as my daughter would like, I’d have to spend 7 credits or $62.84 to purchase 7 audio books that average less than 2 hours in length. That’s nuts.

For comparison, I purchased the entire 19-hour Ramona Quimby series for a single credit. My daughter also loved those books and I liked them better.

16 of 18 people found this review helpful

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  • Sandra Horvatich
  • 2015-01-19

Wow

I recommend for people to read this book it's so good and so short!
So u read this book anytime

6 of 7 people found this review helpful

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  • THoward
  • Anywhere USA
  • 2013-12-15

Clementine is my kind of kid

If you could sum up Clementine in three words, what would they be?

Spunky, ingenious, lovable.

What did you like best about this story?

The narration makes Clementine pop out of the audio book and become part of the family. Clementine is so cute! It reminds me of myself and my children. A joyful listen, full of giggles

Which scene was your favorite?

Ok, fine. (You'll understand when you listen)

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes! I cleaned house, made dinner, knitted and giggled the whole while. So did my family. Very cute.

9 of 11 people found this review helpful

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  • Michael Mandell
  • Oakland, CA United States
  • 2017-07-27

A great book

Such a great book for girls 7-11. Such a great storyline and easy to follow

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  • izmom
  • 2019-02-07

9yr old girl loves it!

My daughter has a hard time reading- but can sit and listen to a book all day! She has listened to this story over and over again and continues to find it entertaining and humor filled.

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  • Uncle Buck
  • 2019-05-15

I think it’s a great story!!!

I love it,it’s so cute 😆I have a little trouble understanding the narrator she says ‘’twice ok fine’’

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2019-05-14

Loved it!

Our whole family loves this book! It is great for families and young children. I hope others can also enjoys this story as much as us!

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  • Misha B.
  • USA
  • 2019-05-05

hilarious and wonderful story! <br />

we all loved this (8 and 12 year olds and both parents)! clementine was wonderful!!!

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  • Jessica Filograsso
  • 2019-03-05

great book for ADHD kids (and their parents!)

my best friends kid is ADHD and i thought of her the whole time listenening to this book. maybe thats why i thought this book was so funny and delightful! in my opinion there was nothing offensive or inappropriate. just good clean funny book. we listenened as a family in the car. my 3 kids loved it too! the reader was perfect for this performance as well.