Ivy and Bean

The moment they saw each other, Bean and Ivy knew they wouldn't be friends. But when Bean plays a joke on her sister, Nancy, and has to hide, Ivy comes to the rescue, proving that sometimes the best of friends are people never meant to like each other. Vibrant characters and lots of humor make this a charming and addictive introduction to Ivy and Bean. Illustrations.

Ivy & Bean – Book 1 (Ivy and Bean Books, Books for Elementary School) Cover Image
By Sophie Blackall (Illustrator), Annie Barrows
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ISBN: 9780811849098
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Published: Chronicle Books - May 3rd, 2007

The moment they saw each other, Bean and Ivy knew they wouldn't be friends. But when Bean plays a joke on her sister, Nancy, and has to quickly hide and Ivy comes to the rescue, proving that sometimes the best of friends are people never meant to like each other. Vibrant characters and lots of humor make this a charming and addictive introduction to the Ivy and Bean Book Series.


Ivy + Bean - Book 2 (Ivy & Bean #IVYB) Cover Image
By Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780811849111
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Published: Chronicle Books - July 5th, 2007

Best friends Ivy and Bean are back and looking for adventure in the second installment of this engaging new series. This time they've made an amazing discoverya ghost in the school bathroom! Ivy and Bean can see its cloudy form and its glowing eyes. They can hear its moaning voice. This is the best thing that ever happened at schooluntil the teachers find out.


Ivy + Bean - Book 3 (Ivy & Bean #IVYB) Cover Image
By Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780811862509
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Published: Chronicle Books - December 20th, 2007

World-record fever grips the second grade, and soon Ivy and Bean are trying to set their own record by becoming the youngest people to have ever discovered a dinosaur. But how hard is it to find one?


Ivy and Bean Take Care of the Babysitter: Book 4 (Ivy & Bean #IVYB) Cover Image
By Sophie Blackall (Illustrator), Annie Barrows
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ISBN: 9780811865845
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 27th, 2008

The adventures of Ivy and Bean continue in the latest installment from series creators Annie Barrows and Sophie Blackall. In Ivy and Bean Take Care of the Babysitter, the two girls hatch a plan to prove that Bean's big sister is the world's worst babysitter. Of course plans go awry, but fun ensues!


Ivy and Bean #5: Bound to be Bad (Ivy & Bean #IVYB) Cover Image
By Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780811868570
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 22nd, 2009

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.


Ivy and Bean Doomed to Dance (Book 6) Cover Image
By Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780811876667
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 1st, 2010

Finally! After months of begging their parents for ballet lessons, Ivy and Bean finally get what they want . . . well, not exactly. Much to their surprise, it turns out ballet lessons do not cover karate chops and roundhouse kicks. The girls have no interest in learning how to dance gracefully, but they promised their parents they would finish the entire balletcourse!


Ivy and Bean What's the Big Idea? (Book 7) Cover Image
By Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781452102368
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 7th, 2011

It's the Science Fair, and the second grade is all over it! Some kids are making man-eating robots. Some kids are holding their breath for a very, very long time. Some kids are doing interesting things with vacuum cleaners. The theme, obviously, is global warming. But what should Ivy and Bean do? Something involving explosions? Or ropes? Something with ice cubes?


Ivy and Bean No News Is Good News (Book 8) (Ivy & Bean) Cover Image
By Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781452107813
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Published: Chronicle Books - July 4th, 2012

The 8th book in the New York Times bestselling Ivy & Bean series is now available in paperback! Ivy and Bean need some money. Ten dollars, to be exact. Never mind what for. Okay, it's for low-fat Belldeloon cheese in a special just-for-one serving size. Don't ask why. But how are Ivy and Bean going to make ten dollars?


Ivy and Bean Make the Rules (Ivy & Bean #9) Cover Image
By Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781452111483
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 13th, 2013

Bean's older sister is going to Girl Power 4-Ever Camp, where she will do Crafts and Music and First Aid and other secret things that Bean will never know about because girls have to be eleven to go to Girl Power 4-Ever Camp. Wait a second!


Ivy and Bean Take the Case (Book 10) Cover Image
By Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781452128719
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 12th, 2014

Watch out, you diabolical masterminds! There's a new detective on Pancake Court: Bean! She laughs at danger! She solves even the most mysterious mysteries! What? There aren't any mysteries? Then Bean and her assistant, Ivy, will make some!


Ivy and Bean One Big Happy Family (Book 11) Cover Image
By Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781452169101
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 17th, 2020

"This story defies expectations of what an early chapter book can be." School Library Journal
"Ivy and Bean are irresistible." Kirkus Reviews, starred review


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