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Du Iz Tak? (E. B. White Read-Aloud Award. Picture Books)

Written and illustrated by Carson Ellis
Published by Candlewick Press
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4-8
Target Age
48
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A 2017 Caldecott Honor Book The creator of Home turns a droll eye to the natural world, with gorgeous art and a playful invented language. Du iz tak? What is that? As a tiny shoot unfurls, two damselflies peer at it in wonder. When the plant grows taller and sprouts leaves, some young beetles arrive to gander, and soon—with the help of a pill bug named Icky—they wrangle a ladder and build a tree fort. But this is the wild world, after all, and something horrible is waiting to swoop down—booby voobeck!—only to be carried off in turn. Su! With exquisitely detailed illustrations and tragicomic flair, Carson Ellis invites readers to imagine the dramatic possibilities to be found in even the humblest backyard. Su!

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
0763665304
ISBN 13:
9780763665302
Publication Date:
October 18, 2016