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  • Short-listed, Joan Betty Stuchner - Oy Vey! - Funniest Children's Book Award, 2020
  • Commended, Best Books for Kids and Teens, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Starred Selection, 2021
  • Commended, Toronto Public Library First & Best Booklist, 2020

Not Me Canadian Title

By Elise Gravel   

Scholastic Canada Ltd | ISBN 9781443181747 Hardcover
32 Pages | 8.333" x 11.307" | Ages 3 to 8

Who made this mess?

When dad asks who left socks all over the place, a brother and sister insist that it was “Not Me.”

Dad is quite sure the kids are not telling the truth, until he is introduced to the actual Not Me, a creature who in turn accuses Not True, who exposes the real sock bandit, the ever-complaining Not Fair!

Parents and caregivers will appreciate this highly relatable book that manages to slyly address the blaming and excuse-making that often happens, while focusing on the humour of the situation.