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Authors: Eileen Brennan

Bad Astrid

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Text copyright © 2013 by Eileen Brennan
Jacket art and interior illustrations copyright © 2013 by Regan Dunnick
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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Brennan, Eileen.
Bad Astrid / Eileen Brennan ; illustrated by Regan Dunnick. — 1st ed.
p. cm.
Summary: Bad Astrid has been terrorizing everyone and everything on her block ever since her family moved in.
But when an accident befalls the bully, it’s up to a new neighbor to teach Astrid how to be a friend.
eBook ISBN 978-0-375-98099-2 — Trade paperback ISBN 978-0-375-85580-1 — Library binding ISBN 978-0-375-95580-8
[1. Stories in rhyme. 2. Bullies—Fiction.]  I. Dunnick, Regan, ill. II. Title.
PZ8.3.B7447Bad 2013 [E]—dc23 2012019018
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To all the brave puppies

To Brandon, Jaimie, Claire, Reggie, Ed, Joyce,
my good friend Mr. Pickles,
and most of all to my wife, Debbie

he came into town

like five tons of  

She came into town

in a
moving truck.

than any girl

you’ll ever meet—

and she and her family

moved in down the street!

Astrid was at least

four feet two,

without socks!

She was boxy and solid,

like a


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