Will they like my sparkly style?-Blossom the Possum
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Blossom likes to play possum when she’s shy. But that doesn’t help her win any popularity contests.
*Named an anti-bullying book by Publisher’s Weekly!
Coolness? Mister Cool has it. His secret relies on confidence when bullies get in his face.
*As featured on Buzzfeed’s “31 Magical Stocking Stuffers for Every Harry Potter Fan” & an Amazon.com best-selling parody!
Got a magical bully on your back? These 101 insults will have them shouting, “Accio Mercy!”
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What Birdy did for our students was priceless! Who knows who the next Birdy Jones will be because she took the time to connect with them as an author during our Author’s Showcase. She had inspiring messages for them. They were honored and so were we!Frankie Harris - Literacy Supervisor
Birdy Jones has created a believable main character in her story about an adorable possum who “plays possum” so that no one will notice her. This lovable possum will help kids talk about their own fears and anxieties and show them there is nothing wrong with being shy or making mistakes.Patricia Tilton
Purchased [Harry Potter Insults] as a Christmas gift for my 16 year old cousin. She kept using the insults on me, but having never read the books or seen the movies I wasn’t terribly offended based on the fact that I had not a freaking clue what she was talking about. Although she did seem to get a pretty good burn in based on the laughter from some of my family members who are apparently more in the Harry Potter know than I am. Why did I have to be a Lord of the Rings fan? I just wanted to understand the jokes and be included. Why did you have to ruin Christmas Harry Potter Insults book? I was so upset that I couldn’t even eat my second breakfast.Harry Potter Fan
Blossom Plays Possum is really cute. I was SUPER shy as a kid, so I can definitely relate to Blossom. Shy kids will empathize with Blossom and perhaps her experiences will help them be open to new opportunities as well.Mom's Radius
I want to say I bought [Harry Potter Insults] for my kids, instead of my 30-year-old self, but that would be a lie. And as much as it is for me, this is absolutely something I can share with my kids and enjoy. My 4-year-old son & 9-year-old daughter absolutely love this book. Nothing makes my heart happier than hearing them lob Harry Potter insults at one another. Look, they are going to fight. This way, they are doing it in style.Harry Potter Fan