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Rumble Grumble ... Hush

Rumble Grumble ... Hush

Author: Kate Banks; Simone Shin (Illustrator)
$27.99(AUD)  inc GST
Where the Wild Things Are meets Chicka Chicka Boom Boom in this emotionally satisfying picture book tailor-made for reading aloud, which celebrates creativity and the power of imagination.

In a spare, lyrical text, young listeners and readers will follow a little boy through his day, from early morning till bedtime, and watch as what fills his active imagination becomes real. Toys grow to life-size: a tin monkey plays a real drum and fiddle--rat-a-tat, toot --a stuffed lion roars--rumble, grumble--and a dump truck empties its load--BANG But when quiet time comes, and a hush settles over his bedroom, animals nap, and the boy becomes absorbed in other activities, like reading and drawing.

Here is an irresistible read-aloud by a picture-book master that captures all the joy of a child's play, and renders a boy's imagination real.

Praise for And If the Moon Could Talk by Kate Banks:
"With quiet phrases and luxurious color, Banks . . . evoke(s) a perfectly peaceful bedtime." --Publishers Weekly

Praise for City Cat by Kate Banks:
"If you have to pack a suitcase, . . . make room in it for this book." --The New York Times

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781101940495
  • : Random House Children's Books
  • : Schwartz & Wade Books
  • : March 2018
  • : .39 Inches X 8.88 Inches X 11.31 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 40
  • : Kate Banks; Simone Shin (Illustrator)
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : 813.6