|aCollects three books in which Ivy and Bean teach Bean's older sister how to be a good babysitter, they set out to become so pure of heart that birds and animals follow them, and the girls try to find a way out of ballet class.
The adventures of Ivy and Bean continue in paperback! In Ivy and Bean Bound to Be Bad the two girls decide to be so good and kind and pure of thought that wild animals will befriend them. When this doesn't work, they decide that perhaps a little badness can be good.
Annie Barrows's adult books include the best-selling Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. Ivy and Bean is her first series for kids. She lives in Northern California with her husband and two daughters.Sophie Blackall is an Australian illustrator whose previous books include Ruby's Wish and Meet Wild Boars. She lives in New York.