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Where's the BaBOOn?

By Michaël Escoffier
Illustrated by Kris Di Giacomo

Is it a book? Is it a game? Another hilarious, clever word-play offering from the creative duo behind Take Away the A.

Step right up, fearless readers! Today, in this very book, we will PROVE to you that a snake can hide in a snowflake, that pigs can paint, and that the ones who copy the most are not necessarily cats! Prepare to be AMAZED by the game of hide-n-seek the words play! These tricksters are true experts in the art of camouflage! Michaël Escoffier’s inspired word-within-a-word game combined with the fantastic animal-packed art of Kris Di Giacomo make every page turn irresistable.

  • In this book we will prove that a snake can hide in a snowflake! The words in this book are playing hide-and-seek, and only keen-eyed readers can find them.
  • "In a word:outstanding." Kirkus starred review
  • Clever wordplay improves reading, spelling and vocabulary, enhanced by surreal and imaginative illustrations

About the author

Michael was born in France in 1970. Raised by a family of triceratops, he discovered his passion for making up stories at a young age. Michael has written over fifty books and divides his time between writing, teaching and being a dad. He lives in Lyon, France, with his wife and two children.

About the illustrator

Kris Di Giacomo is an American who has lived in Paris since childhood. She has illustrated over 25 picture books. A fluent French and English speaker, Di Giacomo considers pictures her third language and her most universal means of communication. The language gap is a theme Di Giacomo explores with Michaël Escoffier in Take Away The A. Kris divides her time between working on new books and meeting her readers at schools and book fairs throughout France.

ISBN: 9781783444823
Imprint: Andersen Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: October 20, 2016
Dimensions: 195 x 305mm, 40pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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