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4.49 out of 54.49 out of 54.49 out of 54.49 out of 54.49 out of 5 4.49 (35 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: David Shannon Narrator: Sandra Colmenares Publisher: Scholastic Inc Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: July 2012 ISBN: 9780545438674
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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

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Shaundell | 2/20/2014

    " David Shannon is a great little author and illustrator. My children (well, and myself as well!) love his books! Camilla loves lima beans but won't eat them because her friends don't like them. Cute lesson learned about just being yourself, regardless of others. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sarah | 2/12/2014

    " Pictures in this one lovely and explosively imaginative story. I loved it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Christine | 2/5/2014

    " 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 "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Vivian | 1/29/2014

    " lol I thought this bookd was so funny. read it waay back in 4th grade "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Evie | 1/21/2014

    " WAS AWLSOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 David | 1/19/2014

    " One of my favorite David Shannon stories. No good for public storytime, but I would definitely read this to kids in a smaller setting. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Cheryl | 1/16/2014

    " My daughter and I loved this book when she was younger, and we still do. After reading it, she decided that she liked lima beans! LOL "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tori Emery | 1/16/2014

    " PB 50: A very cute story about being different. Love the illustrations! :) "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Caren | 1/11/2014

    " 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 Sierrah | 1/11/2014

    " This was my favorite childrens book as a kid. It teaches you to not give in to peer pressure and not worry what other people think of you. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Alycia Boyce | 1/9/2014

    " This book is about a girl whose skin changes colors and patterns because she changes something unique about herself. The book is great for showing that it is a good thing to embrace our differences. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Autumn Yoon | 1/9/2014

    " Another classic that would be great for students to read. It deals with bullying, self-acceptance, and kindness. Great for grades K -1(read aloud) and 2-3 "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Joice | 12/17/2013

    " This is the best book written by David Shannon. A little girl who is afraid to let others know she loves lima beans. Will she learn that it doesn't matter what other people think? Read and find out. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 katie van sleen | 12/12/2013

    " absoutely lovely. perfectly endearing. and hilarious! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Susan | 12/11/2013

    " I have read this book several times and I think it's about sel-acceptance and not letting everyone else influence you. I absolutely love the illustrations and the story is sort of fun. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Christina | 11/20/2013

    " This book has a wonderful message about being true to yourself. I read it with my second grade daughter and think the message and pictures are very appropriate for her age group. And as a side note, how could I not like a book in which the main character grows bacteria tails... "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Brenda Engelhardt | 5/5/2013

    " Our heroine is embarrassed to admit she likes lima beans. She just wants to blend in!! But sometimes blending in makes you stand out. How does she find herself again? Read on. I use this book as a mentor text for 6th grade to model the writing craft of voice and dialogue. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mckinley | 3/17/2013

    " Great drawings. Interesting story. Good message. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sophia | 2/6/2013

    " This is a great story of multicultural! A classic to read to children. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Casey | 7/9/2012

    " i remember always reading this book in second grade, my teacher would always read it aloud. it's such a great book, even after all these years i still remember it was about a girl who wouldnt eat her lima beans. ... i think xD "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Brittany White | 6/12/2012

    " What a fun book to read! You never know what's going to come next to poor little Camilla! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Travis Blick | 3/31/2012

    " Being accepted is one of life's challenges. A bad case of the stripes is a great book that addresses this. The main character does not want to accept the fact that she is different so she turns into a multicolored person. This book would serve as a great reminder to accept yourself for who your are "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jessica.rice2 | 3/7/2012

    " A cute book with a relatable message. A short story about a little girl more worried about fitting in then being who she is. Great story for young children to read. Easy to understand and the illustrations are wonderful. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Tania | 12/15/2011

    " Book chosen from the piles on my desk at work. [I have the neat job of working in a library] It is book 52 of 2011 - aim 133 books in 2011. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Soraya | 12/5/2011

    " I love this book! kids will love and understand the important message this book tells. "

  • 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.