The Pencil by Allan Ahlberg

The Pencil

Allan Ahlberg
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Details

  • ISBN
    9780763638948 / 0763638943
  • Title The Pencil
  • Author Allan Ahlberg
  • Category General Fiction (children's/ya)
  • Format
    Hardcover
  • Year 2008
  • Pages 48
  • Publisher
    Candlewick Press (MA)
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 251mm x 13mm x 272mm

Annotation

The creators of “Runaway Dinner” and “Previously” team up to imagine the comical world that comes to life when a lonely pencil starts to draw. Illustrations.

Publisher Description

The creators of THE RUNAWAY DINNER and PREVIOUSLY team up to imagine the comical world that comes to life when a lonely pencil starts to draw.
“One day that little pencil made a move, shivered slightly, quivered somewhat . . . and began to draw.”
Welcome back Banjo, the boy from THE RUNAWAY DINNER Once a pencil draws him, there's no telling what will come next — a dog, a cat, a chase (of course), and a paintbrush to color in an ever-expanding group of family and friends. But it's not long before the complaints begin — “This hat looks silly ” “My ears are too big ” — until the poor pencil has no choice but to draw . . . an eraser. Oh no In the hands of Allan Ahlberg and Bruce Ingman, can anything but havoc and hilarity ensue?

Author Biography

Allan Ahlberg is best known as the author of several award-winning books illustrated by his late wife, Janet, including “The Jolly Postman,” He lives in southern England.
Raymond Briggs is the creator of “The Snowman,” He lives in Sussex, England.

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