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RICHARD TORREY grew up in a family of boys—with two brothers, two half brothers, and two stepbrothers—where entire weekends could be occupied by a couple of cardboard boxes, a few crayons, and a lot of imagination. As a brother, and later as a father of two, he learned that compromise is a big part of successful play, as the two children in The Almost Terrible Playdate soon find out. He is the author-illustrator of three Beans Baker books in the Step into Reading line, in addition to numerous other books for children. He lives in Shoreham, New York.


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The Almost Terrible Playdate
Written by Richard Torrey
Hardcover

“[A] delightful look at the importance of compromise among friends.” — Kirkus

Ideal for all families who have ever heard (or said!) the words “Why can’t you both JUST GET ALONG?!”, here is the story of two young children with VERY different ideas of what they want to play. What starts with an innocent... Read More
 





The Almost Terrible Playdate
Written by Richard Torrey
eBook

“[A] delightful look at the importance of compromise among friends.” — Kirkus

Ideal for all families who have ever heard (or said!) the words “Why can’t you both JUST GET ALONG?!”, here is the story of two young children with VERY different ideas of what they want to play. What starts with an innocent... Read More
 





The Almost Terrible Playdate
Written by Richard Torrey
Hardcover Library Binding

“[A] delightful look at the importance of compromise among friends.” — Kirkus

Ideal for all families who have ever heard (or said!) the words “Why can’t you both JUST GET ALONG?!”, here is the story of two young children with VERY different ideas of what they want to play. What starts with an innocent... Read More
 





Beans Baker's Best Shot
Written by Richard Torrey
Trade Paperback

When Beans hurts his leg in soccer practice right before the big championship game, his best friend Chester thinks it’s all his fault! Beans may not be able to play in the game, but he can still play an important role on the team when he cheers up—and cheers on—Chester. Read More
 

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