Ellie Mcdoodle: Have Pen, Will Travel

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Paw Prints, Feb 13, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 170 pages
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Ellie McDougal (better known as McDoodle) is determined to hate every minute of a summer camping trip with her family. To keep her sanity she captures all the excruciating (and very funny) details in her secret journal. Complete with games to play in the car and on rainy days , songs, tips on identifying poison ivy, picking out the constellations, weird facts, and more—Ellie might soon discover she’s actually having fun! Part graphic novel, part journal, part wilderness survival guide, this paperback edition is perfect for sleep-away campers, vacationers, and any kid looking for a great summer read.

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User Review  - DiamondDog - LibraryThing

A fun book to read for older elementary kids. My daughter, who was in the second grade at the time, enjoyed me reading it to her as well. The doodles are great and the book can definitely be used as a started for getting children to keep their own journals! Read full review

ELLIE MCDOODLE: Have Pen, Will Travel

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Forced to go camping in northern Michigan with her three cousins and younger brother, 11-year-old Ellie keeps a copiously illustrated record of the experience, documenting her dislike for the family ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Ruth McNally Barshaw is a life-long writer and artist who has worked in the advertising field, and illustrated cartoons for newspapers. She lives in Lansing, MI. Visit her website: www.ruthexpress.com

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