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Mary Had a Little Lab
Mary Had a Little Lab

Mary Had a Little Lab

Illustrated by Petros Bouloubasis, By Sue Fliess



32 Pages, 10.75 x 8.5

Formats: PDF

PDF, $5.99 (US $5.99) (CA $7.99)

Publication Date: March 2018

ISBN 9780807549858

Rights: WOR

Albert Whitman & Company (Mar 2018)

Not yet published. Ships 3/1/2018.


A funny, modern take on a classic nursery rhyme featuring a crafty, science-minded girl

Mary is an enterprising young inventor. She wants a pet, but it isn't one she can easily buy…so she makes one with the Sheepinator! Mary's pet sheep and her new invention make her popular with her classmates. But when she starts making sheep for her new friends, things go hilariously awry. Can Mary invent a way to fix this mess?


"Girl science power and new friendships make for a good combination." —Kirkus Reviews

"A rhyming picture book that would make even Dr. Seuss jealous…an innovatively fun celebration of smart girls." —Shelf Awareness for Readers

"This is a surefire read-aloud that shows a girl being a successful scientist. A great fit for STEM storytimes." —School Library Journal

Author Biography

Sue Fliess is the author of numerous children's books including From Here to There and A Gluten-Free Birthday for Me! Sue lives with her family and dog in Northern Virginia. Petros Bouloubasis graduated from the Graphic Design Institute of Athens. He lives in Athens, Greece.