The Incredible Book Eating Boy

The Incredible Book Eating Boy

by Oliver Jeffers

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780399247491
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 04/19/2007
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 83,251
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 11.31(h) x 0.39(d)
Lexile: AD470L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

 Oliver Jeffers (www.oliverjeffersworld.com) makes art and tells stories. His books include How to Catch a Star; Lost and Found, which was the recipient of the prestigious Nestle Children’s Book Prize Gold Award in the U.K. and was later adapted into an award-winning animated film; The Way Back Home; The Incredible Book Eating Boy; The Great Paper Caper; The Heart and the Bottle, which was made into a highly acclaimed iPad application narrated by Helena Bonham Carter; Up and Down, the New York Times bestselling Stuck; The Hueys in the New Sweater, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year; and This Moose Belongs to Me, a New York Times bestseller. Originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland, Oliver now lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.
 

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This well-done package will charm its audience. The snappy text works well for reading aloud, but older children will enjoy exploring the subtle details hidden in the illustrations and backgrounds.
-School Library Journal, starred review

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Incredible Book Eating Boy 4.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
kmacneill on LibraryThing 3 days ago
I LOVED this book. Its about a boy that starts to eat books slowly and then starts devouring them too quickly. He learns to slow down and actually read them instead of gobbling them up. I just loved the illustrations in this book so much! I think this book would be great for reluctant readers because of the interesting cover which has a bite out of it. Also it would be a great way for students to see that books can be enjoyed.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love the book. It is different than most children's books in that the drawing appears more hand drawn. My boys really enjoy the story.
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BookAffair More than 1 year ago
Love this book because it is a story about the love of reading and how knowledge is power. The illustrations are creatively crafted.
RealBooksRock More than 1 year ago
I am so happy I got this book. The story is charming. I love that the illustrations have been created on books, newspapers, cardboard...this extra dimension gives the reader more to look at and enjoy. Right down to the "bite" that's been taken out of the back cover of the book, the story on the pages is magnificent!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
What an amazing book. Present for my son who loves Lost and Found. He'll definitely love it.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a very cute book with charming illustrations. It's not pictured here, but there's a "bite" out of the last page and back cover that your kids will find hysterical! Makes a fun gift.