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A hilarious story about not spoiling the end of the story -- selected as a Best book of 2016 by NPR, Betsy Bird/School Library Journal, the Nerdy Book Club, and others.
When our young hero settles in to read, the last thing he wants is for some noisy animals to ruin the ending of his book. But ruin it they do. And as it turns out, the boy is quickly approaching a surprise ending of his own! Maybe he should have listened to the animals after all. . . .
From the acclaimed author of Drawn Together, Lift, and The Perfect Seat comes a story that reminds us that reading is always a fun adventure... with a twist at the end.
Finalist for Florida's Sunshine State Young Readers Jr. Award, Wyoming's Buckaroo Book Award, California's Young Reader Medal, and selected for the Wisconsin State Reading Association's Picture This! Recommended Reading List.
Don't miss THE PERFECT SEAT, also by Minh Lê!
About the Author
Minh Lê is an author and national early childhood policy expert. He wrote Lift, Drawn Together, Let Me Finish! (illustrated by Isabel Roxas), and The Perfect Seat (illustrated by Gus Gordon). He has also written for the New York Times, the Horn Book, and the Huffington Post. Minh currently lives in San Diego, California with his wife and kids. He can be found online at minhlebooks.com.
Isabel Roxas is an illustrator, designer, and avid reader. Constantly in search of the perfect afternoon snack, she also holds a master's in communication design from Pratt Institute. She has all illustrated numerous children's books in her native Philippines, as well as a spread for Goodnight Songs, a collection of previously unpublished work by Margaret Wise Brown. She currently lives in New York City with her husband and their collection of imaginary pets.