Bubble Trouble is a delicious rhyming tale by NZ author Margaret Mahy, When Mable blew a bubble, no one knew what kind of trouble,awaited baby who was. Book Reviews:’Bubble Trouble’ by Margaret Mahy, Illustrated by Polly Dunbar; ‘ My Life in Pink and Green’ by Lisa Greenwald; ‘Three Children. “Little Mabel blew a bubble, and it caused a lot of trouble Such a lot of bubble trouble in a bibble-bobble way.” But once the rhythm and tongue twisters get.

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Apr 20, Nick Cherry rated it it was ok Shelves: A fun, silly story about a baby boy trapped in a bubble full of “she sells seashells by the sea shore” inspired text, that will make you and your child giggle. Not to fear – the patchwork quilt and the towns people save the rosy-cheeked baby.

Bubble Trouble by Margaret Mahy

Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Wasn’t quite their fault, either, but the slightest noises or movements had me completely losing their attention and trying to gain it back ag This was a fun story to follow with humorous action and possibly tongue-twisting rhymes and text. Mar 03, Michael Fitzgerald rated it it was amazing Shelves: I think it will be an enjoyable story to use in storytime as I’m trying not to do all bedtimey-themed books for PJ storytime.

This trounle is perfectly accompanied by Polly Dunbar’s joyful, expressive and innocent illustrations. Eager, excited homeschoolers could be just a click away.


The Margaret Mahy Medal Award was established by the New Zealand Children’s Book Foundation in to provide recognition of excellence in children’s literature, publishing and literacy in New Zealand.

For it broke away from Mabel as it bobbed across the table, Where it bobbled over Baby, and it wafted him away. Time4Learning is mqhy PreKth grade online homeschool curriculum.


About Margaret Mahy Margaret Mahy, the iconic children’s author from New Zealand who sadly died inwrote more than books for children of all ages and is acknowledged to margarey one of the outstanding children’s writers of the twentieth century.

This will definitely increase the vocabulary of young readers or listeners.

Daughter of children’s author Joyce Dunbar, Polly first started illustrating when she was 16 and has a degree in Illustration at the University of Brighton. Hardcover40 pages. Having my mind elsewhere at the same time did not help matters.

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In addition, some stories have been translated into Russian, Chinese and Icelandic. However, the little boy is eventually brought down tdouble an evil child with a sling shot and a pebble! Review amhy The book shows the fun that can be had with language, and will be enjoyed by children over a wide age range. And yet, the very last page is touchingly beautiful as the mother and big sister hug the baby in relief that he is safe, which reflects the genuine worry that everyone feels for the child, despite the funny, bizarre way in which the story is told.

The characters are pretty. The kids overall liked the story. Sign up for our Free Newsletter. In she was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Award known as the Little Nobel Prize in recognition of a “lasting contribution to children’s literature”. Start with these Time4Learning freebies: Nahy rhythm of the story is key to a successful read aloud.


Herein lies some of Mahy’s appeal to both children and teachers. Four stars for including Scrabble and a ridiculous rhyme structure that many parents will barely limp through. Perhaps I should just consing myself to only use this with the older crowd. However, if you are looking for a good tongue twister book, this is it! But Mabel ran for cover truoble the bubble bobbed above her Great for lovers of blowing bubbles!

There have children’s books, 40 novels, and 20 collections of her stories published. There have children’s boo Margaret Mahy was a well-known New Zealand author of children’s and young buubble books. The Best Books of Overall, I love it. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. There’s rhyming and alliteration and tongue twister phrases as a baby boy gets swept up in a bubble and a growing cast of characters chase after him.

I like when it falls down, there’s a purple blanket. Mabel was able to bbuble what she bunble in a way that made everyone happy. Free Welcome To Homeschool Guide: