What is JacketFlap

  • JacketFlap connects you to the work of more than 200,000 authors, illustrators, publishers and other creators of books for Children and Young Adults. The site is updated daily with information about every book, author, illustrator, and publisher in the children's / young adult book industry. Members include published authors and illustrators, librarians, agents, editors, publicists, booksellers, publishers and fans.
    Join now (it's free).

Book Creators

Upcoming Events

  • None

Recent Blog Posts

These are the most recent 10 blog posts about The Real Nitty-Gritty in JacketFlap's Children's Publishing Blog Reader


Book Awards

Editorial Reviews


JacketFlap Sponsors

Spread the word about books.
Put this Widget on your blog!
  • Powered by JacketFlap.com

Are you a book Publisher?
Learn about Widgets now!

The Real Nitty-Gritty

Book Description
Foster and Marie's parents leave their children with their aunt. While they are away, a fire breaks out in the house. The children each give a different account of what caused the fire. Finally the aunt reveals the truth that her careless cigarette smoking caused the fire. But the children are scorned and punished for working on their aunt's nerves which lead up to her lighting up a cigarette in t... More
Book Information
PublisherThe Shenanigans Series
BindingPaperback (3 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages60
Publication Date10/16/2010
Read the First Chapter of The Real Nitty-Gritty for Free
The Creators
About Jil M. Ross (Author) : Jil M. Ross is a published author of children's books. A published credit of Jil M. Ross is What's the Matter, Mr. Ticklebritches? (The Shenanigans Series).
View Jil M. Ross' profile

About Jil Ross (Author) : Jil Ross is a published author of children's books. Published credits of Jil Ross include The Real Nitty Gritty, Foster, the Dummy Mummy: Another Installment in the Shenanigans Series, and Marie Plays... more
View Jil Ross' profile

About Gwendolyn Pruitt (Illustrator) : Gwendolyn Pruitt is a published illustrator of children's books. Published credits of Gwendolyn Pruitt include Foster, the Dummy Mummy: Another Installment in the Shenanigans Series and Marie Plays Ho... more
View Gwendolyn Pruitt's profile
You must be a member of JacketFlap to add a video to this page. Please Log In or Register.
Reader Comments

Log In or Register to leave a comment about this book.

Amazon US Reviews
Write a review on Amazon.com for this book
Amazon UK Reviews
Write a review on Amazon.co.uk for this book
Barnes & Noble Reviews
Write a review on Barnes & Noble for this book
Goodreads Reviews
Write a review on Goodreads for this book