Telephone by Mac Barnett


Telephone by Mac Barnett

It's time to fly home for dinner! In this witty picture book from award-winning and bestselling author Mac Barnett, a mother bird gives the bird next to her a message for little Peter. But passing messages on a telephone line isn't as simple as it sounds. Each subsequent bird understands Mama's message according to its own very particular hobbies. Will Peter ever get home for dinner? This uproarious interpretation of a favourite children's game will get everyone giggling and is sure to lead to countless rereads.


'The book's simple concept and brilliant execution makes it laugh-outloud funny - sure to get everyone giggling, leading to countless re-reads.'

'The pictures are really cute. I would recommend this book for all ages. I give it a 10 out of 11 because it's really funny!'

About the Author

Mac Barnett

Mac Barnett is the author of several picture books, including Billy Twitters and His Blue Whale Problem, Guess Again!, and Oh No!: Or How My Science Project Destroyed the World. He also writes the Brixton Brothers series of mysteries. Mac is the founder of the Echo Park Time Travel Mart, a convenience store for time travellers, and serves on the board of 826LA, a non-profit writing and tutoring centre.

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40 pages


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Publication date

1st September 2014



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