Du Iz Tak?

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Du Iz Tak?
Written by Carson Ellis
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 0763665304
ISBN-13: 9780763665302
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Du Iz Tak?

author/illustrator: Carson Ellis

Du iz tak? What is that? As a tiny shoot unfurls, two damselflies peer at it in wonder. When the plant grows taller and sprouts leaves, some young beetles arrive to gander, and soon—with the help of a pill bug named Icky—they wrangle a ladder and build a tree fort. But this is the wild world, after all, and something horrible is waiting to swoop down—booby voobeck!—only to be carried off in turn. Su! With exquisitely detailed illustrations and tragicomic flair, Carson Ellis invites readers to imagine the dramatic possibilities to be found in even the humblest backyard. Su!

A 2017 Caldecott Honor Book

The creator of Home turns a droll eye to the natural world, with gorgeous art and a playful invented language.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$16.99 / $21.99
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763665304 / 9780763665302
on sale date:
10/2016
type/format:
Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
4 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
48 / 9 3/4" x 11 13/16"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 3
 
subjects:
Fiction; Animals; Concepts; Nature & The Natural World;
author’s comments:
Carson Ellis is the author-illustrator of the New York Times bestseller Home, her debut solo picture book. She is also the illustrator of The Composer Is Dead by Lemony Snicket and Dillweed’s Revenge: A Deadly Dose of Magic by Florence Parry Heide, and she collaborated with her husband, Colin Meloy, on the best-selling Wildwood series. Carson Ellis lives with her family outside Portland, Oregon.
 
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