Rules of the House

Mac Barnett (Author) Matt Myers (Illustrator)
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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.55
Publisher
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
May 03, 2016
Pages
48
Dimensions
10.2 X 11.6 X 0.4 inches | 1.25 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781423185161
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About the Author

Mac Barnett is the author of many books for children, including Extra Yarn, illustrated by Jon Klassen, a Caldecott Honor Book and winner of a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award; The Wolf, the Duck, and the Mouse, a New York Times bestseller; Sam and Dave Dig a Hole, a Caldecott Honor Book and winner of the E. B. White Read Aloud Award. Other titles include The Important Thing About Margaret Wise Brown, Chloe and the Lion, How This Book Was Made, Count the Monkeys, and Billy Twitters and His Blue Whale Problem. He is the co-author, with Jory John, of the New York Times bestselling series The Terrible Two. Mac lives in California. Matt Myers is the author and illustrator of Hum and Swish. Matt has illustrated many other books for children, including the New York Times bestseller Battle Bunny, A Dog Named Doug, and the Infamous Ratsos series. When he's not painting or writing, he likes to build things, dig in the dirt, and hang out with his chickens. Matt lives in Charlotte, North Carolina. You can find him online at myerspaints.com.

Reviews

PRAISE FOR OH NO!

* "Santat and Barnett collaborate seamlessly on this slapstick adventure ."--Publishers Weekly, starred review
PRAISE FOR MUSTACHE

"Youngsters will get a kick out of this kingly comedy ."--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
PRAISE FOR CHLOE AND THE LION

"[B]eneath the silly surface, children will find a meaningful exposition of just what goes into a successful picture book, and how author, illustrator, and character must collaborate and compromise."--Booklist
PRAISE FOR CHLOE AND THE LION

"This meta-picture book offers plenty of sly giggles ."--Kirkus Reviews
PRAISE FOR OH NO! NOT AGAIN!

"Whether they are shoving paintbrushes up their noses, spray-painting their faces, or stabbing each other with pencils, readers will find these Cave Stooges irresistible."--Horn Book
PRAISE FOR COUNT THE MONKEYS

"Barnett is back with a zany interactive counting book that's sure to tickle youngsters' funny bones."--School Library Journal
PRAISE FOR COUNT THE MONKEYS

"[K]ids will adore Cornell's broadly exaggerated animals, from the toothy monkey grins to the round bottoms of bearded lumberjacks. The whole package has a Saturday-morning-cartoon cheerfulness."--Booklist
PRAISE FOR COUNT THE MONKEYS

"[A] kinetic, raucous read-aloud ."--Kirkus Reviews
PRAISE FOR BILLY TWITTERS AND HIS BLUE WHALE PROBLEM

* "Definitely funny and slyly subversive."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review
PRAISE FOR COUNT THE MONKEYS

* "This spot-on spoof of counting books is the perfect reward for anyone who's put in a hard day's work with numbers, big or small."--Publishers Weekly, starred review
PRAISE FOR OH NO!

"[T]he dialogue balloons, dramatic perspectives, and graphic style bring a true comic-book sensibility to this funny story that's loaded with child appeal."--School Library Journal
PRAISE FOR OH NO!

* "A must-have."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review
PRAISE FOR MUSTACHE

"[T]his royal romp of a story contains some subtle messages behind the hilarity."--School Library Journal
PRAISE FOR CHLOE AND THE LION

"Children old enough to understand the constructs of a book will delight in the comedic deconstruction, and adults will enjoy the references to traditional tales, from King Arthur to Frankenstein."--School Library Journal
PRAISE FOR CHLOE AND THE LION

"[R]at-a-tat dialogue and fresh visuals should keep it at the top of the bedtime pile."--Publishers Weekly
PRAISE FOR OH NO! NOT AGAIN!

"This picture book strives to evoke a film, and kids with a fast-paced, visual edge and a keen sense of slapstick will devour it."--School Library Journal
PRAISE FOR OH NO! NOT AGAIN!

* "Wonderfully ridiculous in premise and execution and abounding in creative touches, this will surely spark student spinoffs."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review
PRAISE FOR OH NO! NOT AGAIN!

* "Barnett's deadpan prose and Santat's page-popping art hilariously reveal what happens when you mess with history, while delivering a light message about the perils of perfectionism."--Publishers Weekly, starred review