• by Kevin Henkes
  • Narrated by Meryl Streep
  • 0 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

She was a perfect baby, and she had a perfect name. Chrysanthemum. When she was old enough to appreciate it, Chrysanthemum loved her name. And then she started school. "I'm named after my grandmother," said Victoria. "You're named after a flower." Chrysanthemum wilted. Life at school didn't improve. In fact, it got worse. Then the students were introduced to their music teacher, Mrs. Twinkle. Mrs. Delphinium Twinkle. And suddenly, Chrysanthemum blossomed...


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I read this when I was just a young girl, I <3 it.

When I was little I was picked on for my name, and when I found this book it made me feel good about my name. I highly recommend this book to parents who kids are being bullied, it'll teach them how to be happy with themselves and they'll know: They're absolutely positively perfect!
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- Subrena


My little girls enjoyed this very much! It had my husband and I chuckling too.
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- tootalou

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-11-2014
  • Publisher: Weston Woods