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Publisher's Summary

Annie Barrows introduces Ivy and Bean, two unique girls who certainly didn't plan on becoming friends. Bean, a mischievous yet lovable tomboy, never thought she'd enjoy playing with Ivy, the quiet new neighbor who looks rather boring. Ivy, however, happens to be a witch in training! When Bean gets into a real pickle, Ivy unexpectedly comes to her aid, sparking a rambunctious backyard caper that just might lead to a fabulous new friendship.
©2006 Annie Barrows (P)2007 Recorded Books

Critic Reviews

"The characters are appealing, the friendship is well portrayed." ( School Library Journal)

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  • Sean
  • Houston, Texas, United States
  • 11-04-15

fun, but too expensive

my 6 year old daughter loves this book, and wants to listen to more, but they're priced at $7/hr. which is 2-3x what they're worth.

5 of 6 people found this review helpful

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  • Lifesavr
  • 599 Spruce Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95407
  • 10-01-15

Wonderful

This was such a fun book for me. I little reminder of childhood. The narration was perfect. I am looking forward to listening to more.

8 of 11 people found this review helpful

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The Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship

Bean tells the story of how she and Ivy become fast and faithful friends. Your classic story of two seemingly opposites personalities being brought together by surprising similar interests.

A lively narration punctuates the clever and capricious interactions, bringing each character to life through vocal differentiation.

I look forward to future installments!

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cute story

My kids loved this book. Cute story about cute friends and their silly, moschevious, adventures.

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pretty story

This is fun story.The girls are pretty.I love it very much!I recomme it for your daughter^-^

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Great

Ivy and bean throw worms on Nancy. It is funny. Ivy is a witch and bean is like and potionist.

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Ivy and beann the best

This book is fun and cool. I love reading it to my little siblings they love it to

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Pam

I'm a teacher. Kids will love worm drama. Teacher's will love moral of the story.

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great story

this is great listening. you can imagine everything from start to finish. great for young or old. these girls will be BFF.

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great book

It is a great book for agers 6 to 9. This is a great book