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The Incredible Book Eating Boy

Written & illustrated by Oliver Jeffers
Published by Philomel
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Jan 1, 2006
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Like many children, Henry loves books. But Henry doesn’t like to read books, he likes to eat them. Big books, picture books, reference books . . . if it has pages, Henry chews them up and swallows (but red ones are his favorite). And the more he eats, the smarter he gets—he’s on his way to being the smartest boy in the world! But one day he feels sick to his stomach. And the information is so jumbled up inside, he can’t digest it! Can Henry find a way to enjoy books without using his teeth?

With a stunning new artistic style and a die-cut surprise, Oliver Jeffers celebrates the joys of reading in this charming and quirky picture book. It’s almost good enough to eat.

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Readerly Mom
Bay Area mother of two, world traveler, book lover, picky reader
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5.5 / 7.0

This book is a lot of fun. It’s clever and silly, with the added bonus of being a book about loving books! The illustrations are creative and engaging, and kept my toddler hooked to the last page!

The Book Snob Mom
Mom of boys. Lover of Harry Potter, Jane Austen and believes one can never own too many children's books!
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Favorite pastime? Reading with my kids. Just finished Nana Cracks the Case!
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Meanders a bit but in the end I love how this encourages reading!

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Who Wrote The Incredible Book Eating Boy

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Oliver Jeffers

OLIVER JEFFERS makes art and tells stories. His books include How to Catch a Star, Lost and Found, which was the recipient of the prestigious Nestle Children’s Book Prize Gold Award in the U.K. and was later adapted into an award-winning animated film; and the New York Times bestsellers Stuck, This Moose Belongs to Me and Once Upon an Alphabet. He is also, of course, the illustrator of the #1 smash hits The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home, both written by Drew Daywalt.His fine art is world-renowned and his dip-art exhibitions are a much sought-after event. Originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland, Oliver now lives and works in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and young son.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780399247491
Publication Date:
January 1, 2006
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2006026279
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
71237269
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0399247491
Lexile® Level:
AD550L
ATOS® Book Level:
2.8
Accelerated Reader® Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
114923
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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