Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Book?
Have you ever fallen into a book? Well, if you do, just make sure it isn't a fairy tale. Because in every one there's always a wicked this, an evil that or a hungry somebody just waiting to gobble you up.
Herb, star of Beware of the Storybook Wolves, returns in this thrilling tale from Kate Greenaway Medal winner Lauren Child. What will happen when he falls into his book of fairy tales? Read on to find out!
Shortlisted for Kate Greenaway Medal 2003.
Child's comedy romp confounds the expectations of young readers to hilarious effect. Time Out
Child's book is so unusual, it's impossible not to get drawn into it ... as with all Child's books, her wonderfully quirky illustrations bring the story to life The List
Lauren Child pushes the boundaries of design in a book crammed with a wealth of comic detail Child Education
'A thrilling story to scare your socks off.' The Bookseller
'Wonderfully imaginative...Absorbing and with fantastical, zany pictures.' The Observer
'Very, very funny and definitely not to be missed!' Books for Keeps
Each page is still a surprise and a delight Books For Keeps A book children will come to again and again School Librarian
Lauren Child's individual style is shown to perfection in this funny, subversive story Bookwise
Brilliantly observed with heaps of irreverent (but good natured) humour) Junior
Lauren Child has sold over 3 million books worldwide and is considered one of the most talented children's book author/illustrators working today. She won the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal for I Will Not Ever Never Eat a Tomato, the Nestle Gold Book Award for That Pesky Rat and the Nestle Bronze Book Award for Beware of the Storybook Wolves. Lauren loves designing and making things and finds it exciting to see her drawings turned into objects. Other favourites include the cinema, TV matinees, small Italian cars, handbags, cardigans, travelling and being met at the airport.