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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (23,004 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: David Shannon Narrator: Laura Termini Publisher: Scholastic Inc Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: July 2012 ISBN: 9780545438667
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Camilla Cream loves lima beans, but she never eats them. Why? Because the other kids in her school don’t like them. And Camilla Cream is very, very worried about what other people might think of her. In fact, she’s so worried that she’s about to break out in … a bad case of stripes! Download and start listening now!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “This very funny tale speaks to the challenge many kids face in choosing to act independently.”

    School Library Journal

  • “This charming morality tale could, and I think will, become entrenched in the literary folklore of any family.”

    Children’s Literature

  • “Shannon’s story is a good poke in the eye of conformity—imaginative, vibrant, and at times good and spooky.”

    Kirkus Reviews

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kayla | 2/6/2014

    " I loved this book. It has a cute story line about a little girl who has funny stripes on her skin and does not want to go to school because she may get made fun of. Kids will love laughing at this story. Be yourself. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jenny | 1/27/2014

    " It's super cute. Kids love it and it's a fun read-aloud. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ijeoma Oluo | 1/25/2014

    " I really enjoyed reading this to my son. A very cute book "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Delali | 1/19/2014

    " I loved this book when I was little, the colors and the pictures were amazing "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Taylor Wyndham | 1/19/2014

    " A Bad Case of Stripes talks about Camilla Cream who always lets people determine what she does becasue she wants everyone to like her. With this she one day wakes up with stripes and nobody can fiugre out a cure for this, so she still has to go to school and everyone makes fun of her for her stipes but things start to get worse and worse untill she finally becomes unviewable by everyone. An old lady comes to save the day by giving Camilla what she wants, Lima Beans. This story shows that you should be yourself and not worry about what other people think even if they think what you like is weird. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Arlene Allen | 1/6/2014

    " I love David Shannon. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mrs.Butter | 1/6/2014

    " I USED TO LOVE THIS BOOK AND I WOULD READ IT TO MY SISTER IN KINDERGARTN!!! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Lorena | 12/21/2013

    " This is just such a cute book. Both girls have loved it! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Christine | 10/3/2013

    " Such a cute book! I read this a LOOONG time ago but I just LOVED it! I think this might be one of my favorite kids books "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Christie Lidtka | 9/23/2013

    " Love this book! Beautiful illustrations and message! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kaylee | 8/5/2013

    " Wow this book was amazing,I loved it! it's showing you to not judge people by how they look but what's inside. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Brittnee | 5/22/2013

    " This is a really cute book that could be read to any grade level. It shows children that its ok to like something that not everybody likes. it teaches children that it truely ok to be themselves and express it and not hide it to themselves. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Aleisha Pendleton | 4/6/2013

    " I really enjoyed the illustration and imagination of this book. I love that it teaches the readers to be who they are. It teaches them that being different is okay. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Brittney | 3/16/2013

    " Fun read, my 5 year old really enjoys it. A book about not following the crowd, but being yourself even if it's not popular. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tara Kontra | 3/8/2013

    " One of the most memorable books of my childhood. Vibrant, borderline-creepy illustrations and a lovely story. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Chrissi Eitmann | 10/19/2012

    " This book teaches kids not to change for others and to be like everyone else but to be who they are to be truly happy. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Elke | 10/17/2012

    " What a great message! Loved this book! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Datoria | 1/22/2012

    " tHIS IS ANOTHER BOOK THE EVERYONE LIKES. i DON'T CARE FOR IT. i WOULD JUST HAVE IT IN MY CLASS FOR ENTERTAINMENT. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Maria | 11/2/2011

    " Wow. I can't believe I remember reading this in elementary school. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Brandi | 11/1/2011

    " This is one of my favorite books to use in guidance. I typically read this to 3rd grade as a part of a lesson on being true to yourself. The bright and colorful illustrations make this a favorite for the kids too. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kaylee | 11/1/2011

    " Wow this book was amazing,I loved it! it's showing you to not judge people by how they look but what's inside. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jane | 10/17/2011

    " This book allows students to accept themselves as just the way they are. I like the story connected with the bad eating habits, and it really did tell the readers to have healthy food. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Caren | 10/4/2011

    " I love lima beans! I love David Shannon. I love this book. It has a great moral at the end. Following the crowd and hiding yourself will make you sick! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Brittani | 10/3/2011

    " This book is full of wonderful illustrations that coincide with the plot of the story. The theme of this book is being yourself. I would use this book for grades kindergarten through second. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Lorena | 10/3/2011

    " This is just such a cute book. Both girls have loved it! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Andria | 10/2/2011

    " This book teaches a great lesson to always be yourself and not worry about what others will think of you. The author portrays the message that while Camilla is trying to blend in, she is really standing out. Despite its predictable happy ending, the artwork is very vivid and exciting. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Gabrielle | 9/29/2011

    " This book is so cute, and it is very individual. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Neon Dinosaur~? | 9/26/2011

    " I READ THIS IN LIKE 2ND GRADE! She is so pretty in the front cover!! Although I'm glad my skin doesnt look like that "

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About the Author
Author David Shannon

David Shannon is the internationally acclaimed creator of more than thirty picture books, including No, David!, a Caldecott Honor Book and his second New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year. A native of Spokane, Washington, he is an avid fisherman. He and his family live in California.