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One of our Books of the Year 2013 A dog barking, a cat meowing, a baby screaming – all of these are set off in a chain reaction when the little old lady who lives at the bottom of the house goes clump, clump, clump across the floor. Young readers will love to join in this exuberant celebration of the noises of everyday life as they run up ands down a tall terraced house.
This rickety old house can be very noisy. Clomp! Clomp! Clomp! Goes the old lady's walking stick. In the room above, the dog wonders if that noise is a knock at the door - woof! Woof! Woof! And that wakes up the ginger cat in the room above who thinks the dog is chasing her - meow! Meow! Meow! Then the frightened cat wakes up the baby in the room above - waaah! Waah! Waah! Follow the riotous noises on each floor of the creaky old house as each resident makes their own crazy din.
A great book to read aloud with plenty of noises to make together, written in rhyming text, and brought wonderfully to life by Korky Paul's distinctive illustrations.
Publication date: 24/04/2014
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
|Publication date:||4th July 2013|
|Publisher:||Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd|
|Suitable for:||3+ readers, 5+ readers|
JULIE RHODES is a professional wildlife artist who lives in Cornwall with her husband and baby daughter. Their boxer dog Archie inspired Julie to write The Very Noisy House. Julie says, Archie is always barking and running about, so our house is very noisy! She has written and illustrated stories for her family all her life, but this is her first published book.More About Julie Rhodes