Claudia and the Bad Joke is the 19th book in the original The Baby-Sitters Club series. Claudia isn’t worried when she hears that her newest baby-sitting charge, Betsy Soback, is a great practical joker. But when Claudia breaks her leg as a result of one of Betsy’s mean jokes, she begins talking about quitting the club, and the rest of the members decide to teach little Betsy a lesson.
The hit series is back, to charm and inspire another generation of baby-sitters! Claudia’s not worried when she hears her newest baby-sitting charge, Betsy, is a great practical joker. After all, how much harm can one girl do?
As it turns out–plenty! Claudia breaks her leg because of one of Betsy’s mean jokes . . . and now she’s talking about quitting the club. Baby-sitting might be too dangerous. The rest of the BSC decides that Betsy needs to be taught a lesson–and the joke war is on! The best friends you’ll ever have–with classic BSC covers and a letter from Ann M. Martin!