Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Book?

Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Book?

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A boy who loves books but has not always treated them well falls asleep and finds himself in his book of fairy tales, where his interaction with everyone from Goldilocks to Cinderella wreaks havoc.

Herb never imagined the dangers when he decided to scribble on and cut up his book of fairy tales. Drawing mustaches on the characters, pasting telephones into the rooms, and cutting out Prince Charming and the royal thrones had seemed like good fun. But then Herb never imagined he'd fall into the book one night. After contending with a petulant Goldilocks, a very angry wicked stepmother, and a disappointed Cinderella, all Herb wants to do is find his way off the page. If only he can escape the book, he can make everything happily ever after again. sort of. With exuberant collage illustrations and a hilarious text, award-winning author and illustrator Lauren Child has created a wild and irreverent romp through the land of fairy tales.

Publisher: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, 2003
ISBN: 9780786809264
Branch Call Number: JP Child
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill.


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Mar 15, 2012

A fun story and a clever way of teaching children to take care of their books...almost.

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Mar 17, 2012

shannon232003 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages


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