The Snatchabook

Hardcover | October 1, 2013

byHelen DochertyIllustratorThomas Docherty

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A brilliantly written, laugh-out-loud rhyming text about books and the joy of reading in the vein of New York Times bestsellers It's a Book, How Rocket Learned to Read, and Dog Loves Books. Where have all the bedtime stories gone? One dark, dark night in Burrow Down, a rabbit named Eliza Brown found a book and settled down? when a Snatchabook flew into town. It's bedtime in the woods of Burrow Down, and all the animals are ready for their bedtime story. But books are mysteriously disappearing. Eliza Brown decides to stay awake and catch the book thief. It turns out to be a little creature called the Snatchabook who has no one to read him a bedtime story. All turns out well when the books are returned and the animals take turns reading bedtime stories to the Snatchabook.

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A brilliantly written, laugh-out-loud rhyming text about books and the joy of reading in the vein of New York Times bestsellers It's a Book, How Rocket Learned to Read, and Dog Loves Books. Where have all the bedtime stories gone? One dark, dark night in Burrow Down, a rabbit named Eliza Brown found a book and settled down? wh...

Helen Docherty has spent most of her career as a language teacher, most recently specializing in Spanish. She lives in Bristol, England with her husband and co-author, Thomas, and their two young daughters. Thomas Docherty studied metalwork and sculpture at college before becoming an illustrator of children's book. He lives in Bris...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 10.91 × 10.19 × 0.14 inPublished:October 1, 2013Publisher:SourcebooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1402290829

ISBN - 13:9781402290824

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from WONDERFUL! My daughters (8 and 4) are really loving this book! I enjoy reading it to them before bedtime. :)
Date published: 2014-03-20

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Editorial Reviews

"I dare you to try to read The Snatch-a-book silently to yourself. You can't do it. The book is so wonderful it&nbspdemands to be read out loud. And besides, if you didn't read the book out loud, how would the Snatch-a-book hear it?" - Caldecott Medalist Brian Selznick