Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Book?
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|Format:||Paperback, 36 pages|
|Other Information: ||illustrations|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 17 July 2003|
This is the second stunningly original book by Lauren Child about Herb - star of Beware the Storybook Wolves. Lauren's texts are great fun, her artwork is unique. The reader will be amazed as, this time, Herb is trapped inside his storybook. A modern masterpiece. ALSO AVAILABLE AS A BOOK-AND-TAPE PACK Have you ever fallen into a storybook? Well, if you do, just make sure it isn't a fairy tale! Because in every one there is a 'wicked this, an evil that and a hungry somebody.' Find out what happens to Herb when he falls into a fairy tale!
About the Author
Lauren Child attended art schools in both Manchester and London. She is now a children's writer and illustrator, an artist's assistant and also works for a design consultancy. Lauren was awarded the Greenaway Medal in 2001 for 'I Will Not Ever Never Eat A Tomato'. She was also shortlisted for the award with 'Beware of the Storybook Wolves', which also won the Bronze Smarties Award.
"Beware of the Storybook Wolves" was a Bronze Smarties Award winner as well as being shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Award in 2000, which she won in 2001 with "I Will Not Ever Never Eat A Tomato". She was also awarded the Greenaway Medal in 2001 for "Clarice Bean That's Me". Lauren Child has also written "I Want A Pet", "My Uncle is a Hunkle" and "My Dream Bed."
Books are at the mercy of their owners, but careless Herb, who has defaced his fairytale collection with scissors and pencil, finds the traditional characters taking revenge... a more robust tale than last year's Kate Greenaway medal winner. -- TES TEACHER 20020510 Lauren Child returns to the endlessly malleable world of fairy tale characters. Her spiky style and confident handling of the source material creates a book which is more of a literary event than a quiet read. ... fabulous mix of collage, line drawings, photography and wacky typography -- Lindsay Fraser, Glasgow Sunday Herald 20020510 Herb is back and has fallen into a storybook. A thrilling story to scare your socks off, and another sharp look at the fine line between stories and the real world. -- Children's Buyers Guide - Autumn Books 20020510 Very, very funny and definitely not to be missed! -- Bfk 20030101 wonderfully imaginative ... Absorbing and with fantastical, zany pictures -- The Observer 20021201
|Publisher: ||Hodder Children's Books|
|Dimensions: ||29.0 x 25.0 x 0.0 centimeters (0.26 kg)|