Scritch Scratch Scraww Plop by Kitty Crowther
  

Synopsis

Scritch Scratch Scraww Plop by Kitty Crowther

Every evening the sun sets over the pond. And every evening, Jeremy feels afraid. Dad reads him a story and Mom comes to give him his goodnight hugs and kisses, but once they've left, he begins to hear terrible noises under his bed. Scritch scratch scraww plop...What can it be? Kitty Crowther was born in Brussels and lives in Wallonia, Belgium. She has created over forty books, many of which have been translated into other languages. In 2010, Crowther won the most prestigious award for children's literature: the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.

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Crowther imbues a familiar scenario with elegance and surprise, especially in her gray, lime green and red pencil drawings: The floor of the frogs

's worst imaginings look respectably scary. -- The New York Times Book Review There's no shortage of books about bedtime fears, but Lindgren Award--winner Crowther (Jack and Jim) brings a distinctive, quirky tenderness to this one. [...] It's a delicious moment--the parent awakened by the same noise that scared the child. The search for its source produces an affectionate resolution, and Crowther's expressive artwork will leave readers eager for more. -- STARRED REVIEW, Publishers Weekly Originally published in France, this English translation aptly captures the gentle tone of Crowther's heartwarming story. The Belgian illustrator keeps her narrative simple and straightforward, pairing each pages'

's universally recognizable fears while also highlighting the warmth and gentleness of his parents'

-fashioned style, this is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. ----Booklist The setting of the anthropomorphic frogs

amphibious nature: the floors are submerged in a small depth of water

About the Author

Kitty Crowther: Kitty Crowther was born in Brussels and lives in Wallonia, Belgium. She has created over 40 books, many of which have been translated throughout the world. In 2010, Crowther won the most prestigious award for children's literature: the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
40 pages
Interest Age: From 4

Author

Kitty Crowther
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Publication date

15th September 2015

ISBN

9781592701797


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