Who's Hungry?

Dean Hacohen (Author) Sherry Scharschmidt (Illustrator)


Children love feeding animals--and now it's as easy as turning the page!

It's time to eat, and all the animals are hungry! Young readers can help feed them, one by one, with a simple turn of each vibrant page. Squirrel wants one of those acorns? Here you go, Squirrel. Monkey wants a banana? You can give him one! This vibrant novelty book is a delectable amusement for tots waiting on their own dinners.

Product Details

Candlewick Press (MA)
Publish Date
August 25, 2015
8.7 X 0.3 X 10.3 inches | 0.7 pounds
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About the Author

Dean Hacohen began his career as a copywriter at an ad agency, where he met Sherry Scharschmidt, his first art director partner. He lives in White Plains, New York.

Sherry Scharschmidt has worked as an art director in agencies from New York to Tokyo. She is also a painter whose rebus-style works feature cats or dogs combined with salvaged sign letters. She now lives and works in Chicago.


With each turn, the reader can "feed" a new one, an activity that seems to bring a mysterious delight to children.
--The New York Times

Kids will delight in wielding the power to bring food directly to the hungry creatures' mouths. Full of teachable moments--healthy-eating discussions, animal habitats, and more--this is an undeniable hit. A terrific read to placate little ones who may be waiting on their own meals.
--Kirkus Reviews

A natural pick for toddlers, who will enjoy taking on the role of caretaker for this needy menagerie.
--Publishers Weekly

A solid choice for food or animal storytimes and one-on-one sharing.
--School Library Journal

This will make a cheerful addition to baby and toddler storytimes, and it will be a popular title for home reading (and an especially nice choice for an older sibling-younger sibling readaloud session) as well.
--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books