It's a Tiger!

It's a Tiger!


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It's a Tiger! by David LaRochelle, Jeremy Tankard

Kids and parents alike will rejoice in this lively read-aloud picture book, as the main character runs into (and away from) a tiger over and over again as the plot gets sillier and sillier. Perfect for acting out while reading, It's a Tiger! offers just the right amount of excitement without being too scary, and a sweet ending with a bit of a twist.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780811869256
Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date: 08/01/2012
Pages: 36
Sales rank: 209,175
Product dimensions: 9.70(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 2 - 5 Years

About the Author

David LaRochelle is the author of many books for young people. He lives in White Bear Lake, Minnesota, where there are neither bears nor tigers. You can find out more about David and his books at

Jeremy Tankard is the author and illustrator of wonderful and silly books for children. He grew up in South Africa, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Canada. He currently resides in Toronto.

What People are Saying About This

From the Publisher

"A boon to creative minds everywhere and a participatory storytime winner" - School Library Journal, starred review

"They'll love the repeated joke and the boy's startled face as he encounters the tiger in more and more ridiculous places." - GeekDad

"There will be shouts, giggles, and exclamations" -

"The colorful ink and digital images bring this picture book alive for listeners." - Library Media Connection

"The all-around best readaloud of the year, bar none as far as I can tell, has got to be It's a Tiger! " - Elizaebeth Bird, A Fuse#8 Production/School Library Journal blog

"It's a tiger, and it's sure to be a hit. " - Kirkus Reviews

"Bouncy prose with vivid illustrations" - The Wall Street Journal

"An exciting reversal of hide-and-seek'" - Booklist

"A very funny book that's guaranteed to entertain little ones." - BookingMama

"A popular storytime pick. " - Publishers Weekly

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It's a Tiger! 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Jo14 More than 1 year ago
Cute book. Very animated.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love David LaRochelle's books but this is a particular favorite. With every page turn a feature appears that could be a snake, a branch, but it's always...a tiger! Funny and fabulously illustrated, it was a hit a couple of years ago at storytime, so much so that I'll be featuring it again!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
DB1955 More than 1 year ago
As a grandmother of four little girls, ages 1, 2, 3 and 4, this book is as much fun to read as it for the kids to listen to. With just the right amount of interaction and excitement, it holds their attention all the way through and they especially love the twist at the end. The bright and bold illustrations add just the right touch to each page. Thanks David, for another great book ... look forward to many more imaginative and wonderful books from you.