Bubble Trouble is a delicious rhyming tale by NZ author Margaret Mahy, When Mable blew a bubble, no one knew what kind of trouble,awaited baby who was. Book Reviews:’Bubble Trouble’ by Margaret Mahy, Illustrated by Polly Dunbar; ‘ My Life in Pink and Green’ by Lisa Greenwald; ‘Three Children. “Little Mabel blew a bubble, and it caused a lot of trouble Such a lot of bubble trouble in a bibble-bobble way.” But once the rhythm and tongue twisters get.

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Bubble Trouble

And she’s a good girl and she does nothing that hurts anybody or hurts their feelings. Published April 6th by Clarion Books first published Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely bubhle for kids, photography lovers and more. Jan 13, Aysheh M rated it liked it. Sep 30, Manybooks rated it liked it Shelves: Want to Read saving….

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Bubble Trouble by Margaret Mahy

Jul 05, Kathryn rated it it was amazing Shelves: This story is perfectly accompanied by Polly Dunbar’s joyful, expressive and innocent illustrations. I felt I trrouble screaming–and this is not an easy book to read aloud with it’s tongue twisting and non-straight lines of text. However, there is plenty of mayhem, twists and turns along the way.


Books by Margaret Mahy. Polly Dunbar was born in Stratford upon Avon. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Mar 15, Madgaret rated it really liked it Shelves: I got the rhythms and pauses better. Aug 28, Hannah Knight rated it liked it Shelves: The pictures are good, but all the rhyming and the endless prattling was obnoxious!

The adults buhble a lot. But Mabel ran for cover as the bubble bobbed above her Such a lot of bubble trouble in a bibble-bobble way.


The lines are very simple, but the colors and patterns are colorful and silly. Review quote The book shows the fun that can be had with language, and will be enjoyed by children over a wide age range. Threeble, in a muddle with her needle matching pink and purple patcher for a pretty patchwork quiltwhen her older sister told her, tossed troulbe quilt across her shoulder, as she set off at a totter in her tattered tartan kilt.

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Book ratings by Goodreads. Mabel was able to finish what she started in a way that made everyone happy. Little Mabel, while blowing bubbles, caused lots of trouble by catching her baby brother in a bubble and he began to float away.


Well, that is not much of a story. Polly Dunbar’s illustrations support the text well, with clear characterisation and a wonderful array of facial expressions. You can use this book to introduce several writing techniques to older kids. Oct troubke, Cheryl rated it liked it.

Mar 22, Katie rated it it was ok Shelves: The illustrations are warm, sweet and endearing. I was so hoarse by the end and didn’t feel I did the book justice.

My youngest would never have sat still through the whole thing though. Jan 30, Rebecca rated it it was ok Shelves: Jun 17, Alex rated it it was amazing Shelves: Great for lovers of blowing bubbles! It starts, innocently enough: It seemed like it took forever to read and it was just a mouthful.

I think it is too wordy and the word choices are too advanced for this age group. Illustrated by Polly Dunbar.