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The boy who tried to shrink his name  Cover Image Book Book

The boy who tried to shrink his name / by Sandhya Parappukkaran ; illustrated by Michelle Pereira.

Parappukkaran, Sandhya, (author.). Pereira, Michelle, (illustrator.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781419761584
  • ISBN: 1419761587
  • Physical Description: 40 unnumbered pages ; 27.5cm
  • Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2023.

Content descriptions

General Note:
First published in Australia in 2021 by Bright Light, an imprint of Hardie Grant Children's Publishing.
Summary, etc.:
When Zimdalamashkermishkada starts a new school, he decides to shrink his name to the shorter, simpler Zim, but when his new friend Elly sees him for who he truly is, Zimdalamashkermishkada finds the confidence to step proudly into his long name.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 4 to 8. Abrams Books for Young Readers.
Subject: Self-confidence > Juvenile fiction.
Friendship > Juvenile fiction.

Available copies

  • 2 of 4 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Stone County.


  • 0 current holds with 4 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Stone County-Blue Eye E Parappu (Text) 31358000560271 Easy Reader Available -

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