Tell Me the Day Backwards by Albert Lamb

Tell Me the Day Backwards

Written by Albert Lamb
Illustrated by David McPhail

3+ readers   
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The Lovereading4Kids comment

In this delightful bedtime story, a young bear tells his mother all about his exciting day - in reverse - inspiring young listeners/readers to do the same. This is a charming bedtime story with an interactive experience sure to have parents and children sharing their own day - backwards - with each other. It is ideal bedtime reading. It includes gorgeous illustrations featuring the most emotively expressive bears, whose enjoyment, exhilaration, excitement and concern all really leap off the page.


Tell Me the Day Backwards by Albert Lamb

Just before going to bed, Timmy Bear and his mother play a game they call Tell Me the Day Backwards. Timmy tries to remember everything that happened to him that day in reverse order, from watching the sunset on the hill to the picnic supper before that, from being chased by bees to finding honey in an old tree trunk, all the way back to waking up that morning from his winter-long hibernation.

About the Author

Albert Lamb has worked as a cartoonist, a musician and a writer; Tell Me the Day Backwards is his second book for children. Born in the US in Boston, Massachusetts, he now lives in Gloucestershire.

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40 pages
Interest Age: 3+


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Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

4th April 2011




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