The Tiger-Skin Rug
Written by Gerald Rose
Illustrated by Gerald Rose
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The Lovereading4Kids comment
Full of wit, this classic story tells how a tired old tiger cleverly swaps his dangerous life in the jungle for the easier lifestyle of the Rajah’s palace. Becoming a tiger skin rug is not so hard for the thin old tiger! Now he is surrounded by glorious food and drink, he is kept dry and warm and he has lots of friendly company to play with. But what will happen when he gets found out? Luckily for the tiger he has a chance to show just how valuable he really is to the rajah and so earns a lifetime reward. Children will love knowing the joke they see in the pictures while the adult reads something different!
The Tiger-Skin Rug by Gerald Rose
It's amazing how easy it is for the tiger to pass himself off as a rug - he enjoys a life of luxury with the Rajah's family, snacking on midnight feasts and playing with his children. He goes entirely undetected, until one night, when he risks expulsion from his comfortable abode as burglars break into the palace and he has to decide whether to stay in disguise as a rug - or save the Rajah from a horrible beating. However, tigers who live in houses can have happy endings, as seen in this perfect picture book.
'Gerald Rose at his brilliant best. Welcome Back, Tiger! '
'This is a flawless example of how pictures tell one story and words tell it differently'
'This is no ordinary picture book, but a terrific read aloud book with deft comic touches and intensely funny illustrations'
'An absolute joy ... This is a perfect picture book to reissue; a whole host of new readers will fall in love with the charismatic tiger and delight in the happy ending'
The Bookseller, Vanessa Lewis
About the Author
Interest Age: From 3
More books by Gerald Rose
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
18th April 2011
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