Who Is the Beast?

Paperback | February 1, 2001

byKeith Baker

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A friendly tiger is confused by jungle animals fleeing from a beast, until he discovers he is the beast! 'Graced with a compelling beauty, this gifted author/illustrator's imaginative story presents a timeless message to young readers.' - Publishers Weekly

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Baker has created a simple, rhyming text in the form of a riddle and stunning full-color illustrations to tell the story of animals fleeing from a beast. Children will know who the beast is before the tiger does--and can join the adventure as they read. "A handsome book with an appealing story and a gentle, implicit message".--Kirkus R...

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A friendly tiger is confused by jungle animals fleeing from a beast, until he discovers he is the beast! 'Graced with a compelling beauty, this gifted author/illustrator's imaginative story presents a timeless message to young readers.' - Publishers Weekly

Keith Baker has written and illustrated many well-loved picture books and early chapter books, including several about the charming and lovable Mr. and Mrs. Green. Two of his best-known picture books, Hide and Snake and Who Is the Beast?, are about animals. He lives in Seattle, Washington.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 10.78 × 8.46 × 0.1 inPublished:February 1, 2001Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152001220

ISBN - 13:9780152001223

Appropriate for ages: 4

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Baker has created a simple, rhyming text in the form of a riddle and stunning full-color illustrations to tell the story of animals fleeing from a beast. Children will know who the beast is before the tiger does--and can join the adventure as they read. "A handsome book with an appealing story and a gentle, implicit message".--Kirkus Reviews

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"Baker's deceptively simple story told in rhyme is matched with rich, brilliantly colored paintings. . . . Children will enjoy the comparisons of the story as well as the beguiling illustrations."--School Library Journal"Graced with a compelling beauty, this gifted author/illustrator's imaginative story presents a timeless message to young readers."--Publishers Weekly"A handsome book with an appealing story and a gentle, implicit message."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)