Hungry Jim: (Children's Emotion Books, Animal Books for Kids, Funny Children Books)

Laurel Snyder (Author) Chuck Groenink (Artist)
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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.55
Publisher
Chronicle Books
Publish Date
September 03, 2019
Pages
56
Dimensions
9.6 X 10.6 X 0.5 inches | 1.15 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781452149875

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About the Author

Laurel Snyder is the author of many books for children, including the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award-winning Charlie & Mouse. She lives and writes in a small yellow house in Atlanta, Georgia, which she shares with her husband and two sons.

Chuck Groenink hails from a village in the north of the Netherlands, where he spent his formative years climbing trees, drawing, reading, and cycling. He lives in Syracuse, New York.

Reviews

"Part Kafkaesque tale and part homage to Maurice Sendak, as noted in the dedication, this book is a pure delight. A definite celebration of his style and not an outright copy, this is a must-have for fans of Sendak who adore tales of wildness; sure to have readers young and old giggling with joy."--School Library Journal
"Use this at story hour and expect giggles, shrieks, and groans."--Booklist
"Rightly and properly dedicated to Maurice Sendak . . . A reassuring promise that it's OK to be beastly."--Kirkus Reviews
"In this clever tribute to Maurice Sendak, Snyder and Groenink gleefully subvert picture book norms by embracing the beastliest behavior."--Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
"[Hungry Jim's] glorious gustatory rampage is a lot of fun. Groenick's illustrations provide a witty counterpart to the text. a storytime treat. If you dare."--Horn Book Magazine