Tiny Little Fly

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Tiny Little Fly
Written by Michael Rosen
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 0763646814
ISBN-13: 9780763646813
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Tiny Little Fly

author: Michael Rosen
illustrator: Kevin Waldron

When Tiny Little Fly sees great big toes (and lands on a great big nose), the poor elephant tries—tramp, crush, tramp—but can’t catch it. Off flies the fly! The teasing insect easily misses the rhino’s roll, squash, roll and the tiger’s swat, swoop, snatch too. Michael Rosen’s simple language is a joy to read aloud, while Kevin Waldron’s whimsical images match his playful rhythm beat for beat, offering a fly’s-eye view of each favorite animal before revealing the energized creature in full. How will this gently suspenseful adventure end? Fly, fly, fly!

My, oh my! An elusive fly stirs up some mighty beasts in this witty tale for the very young, from a British Children’s Laureate and a talented Irish illustrator.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$16.99 / $19.00
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763646814 /  9780763646813
on sale date:
11/2010
type/format:
Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
2 yrs and up
# of pages/size:
32 / 9 3/4" x 11 13/16"
grade range:
Preschool and up
 
subjects:
Animals; Humorous Stories;
author’s comments:
Michael Rosen, a recent British Children’s Laureate, has written many acclaimed books for children, including We’re Going on a Bear Hunt, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury, and I’m Number One and This Is Our House, both illustrated by Bob Graham. Michael Rosen lives in London.
illustrator’s comments:
Kevin Waldron is an emerging illustrator from Dublin, Ireland. His first picture book, Mr. Peek and the Misunderstanding at the Zoo, was published in May 2008 by Templar. He divides his time between New York and London.
 
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