E-mergency! by Tom Lichtenheld
  

E-mergency!

Written by Tom Lichtenheld
Illustrated by

Synopsis

E-mergency! by Tom Lichtenheld

It's an e-mergecy! The letter E took a tumble and the only way to get her back on her foot is for people to stop using her. But who can take her place? The other letters have to make a decision ASAP. Z is too sleepy and Y asks way too many questions. Thankfully, O rolls in to try to save the day. Now E can rost up and got bottor...as long as ovorybody follows the rulos. Chockfull of verbal and visual puns, this zany book is sure to tickle both the brain and the funny bone.

Reviews

Every page is chock-full of inventive letter-play - The New York Times

The pages are jam-packed with so many linguistic puns, acronyms, and jokes that readers may not realize how much they're learning about language along the way. Throo choors! - Publishers Weekly Best Children's Picture Books of 2011 What happens when the letter E'

? Sheer madness, enhanced by Lichtenheld and Fields-Meyers's unceasingly witty, manic visual, and verbal jokes. - Boston Globe Best Books The Year Zany - Kirkus Reviews Visual and print punnery will have elementary kids (and adults) guessing and laughing. - Kirkus Reviews This book is a hilarious way to appreciate the vowel E - and practice deciphering secret codes. I've never read such a wacky book that is so fun to read aloud with the kids! - Babble.com/Top 20 Children's Books of 2011 Zany - Kirkus Reviews It's like Chicka Chicka Boom Boom on steroids. - Publishers Weekly, starred review The pages are jam-packed with so many linguistic puns, acronyms, and jokes that readers may not realize how much they're learning about language along the way. Throo choors! - Publishers Weekly Best Children's Picture Books of 2011 Visual and print punnery will have elementary kids (and adults) guessing and laughing. - Kirkus Reviews Witty entertainment from A to Z. - Publishers Weekly, starred review Five- to eight-year olds will be charmed by this alphabet book's good humor and the rib-tickling illustrations that accompany the text. Me too. - Nancy Pearl, Book Lust, Seattle, WA This artwork takes a funny story and makes it hilarious.... Kids and adults will get more of the sly humor each time they read this book. - School Library Journal, Starred Review What happens when the letter E has an accident and slides out of the language? Sheer madness, enhanced by Lichtenheld and Fields-Meyers's unceasingly witty, manic visual, and verbal jokes. - Boston Globe Best Books The Year Nontraditional, rascally, downright hilarious alphabet book - Booklist, starred review

About the Author

Tom Lichtenheld loves drawing pictures and telling silly stories. He lives in Illinois, U.S.A. Fourteen-year-old Ezra Fields-Meyer is a talented animator. At age three he was diagnosed with high-functioning autism, which he sees as mostly beneficial, since it means he has a remarkable memory, particularly for things he loves, including animated movies and television shows. He lives in Los Angeles.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
40 pages

Author

Tom Lichtenheld
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Publisher

Chronicle Books

Publication date

1st November 2011

ISBN

9780811878982


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