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Telephone By Mac Barnett

Telephone, by Mac Barnett | Book Trailer

The Children’s Book Review | January 6, 2015

Telephone By Mac BarnettTelephone

By Mac Barnett; Illustrated by Jen Corace

Age Range: 4 – 8 years

Hardcover: 40 pages

Publisher: Chronicle Books (September 9, 2014)

ISBN-13: 978-1452110233

Publisher’s Synopsis: It’s time to fly home for dinner! In this witty picture book from award-winning and bestselling author Mac Barnett, a mother bird gives the bird next to her a message for little Peter. But passing messages on a telephone line isn’t as simple as it sounds. Each subsequent bird understands Mama’s message according to its own very particular hobbies. Will Peter ever get home for dinner? This uproarious interpretation of a favorite children’s game will get everyone giggling and is sure to lead to countless rereads.

Telephone Mac Barnett Jen Corace Illustration

Illustration copyright © 2014 by Jen Corace: TELEPHONE

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About the Author

Mac Barnett is the New York Times bestselling author of several picture books, including Extra Yarn, which won a Caldecott Honor, the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award, and the E. B. White Read-Aloud Award. Mac lives in Berkeley, California.

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About the Illustrator

Jen Corace has illustrated a number of children’s books, including Little Pea. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island.

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Bianca Schulze is the founder of The Children’s Book Review. She is a reader, reviewer, mother and children’s book lover. She also has a decade’s worth of experience working with children in the great outdoors. Combined with her love of books and experience as a children’s specialist bookseller, the goal is to share her passion for children’s literature to grow readers. Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, she now lives with her husband and three children near Boulder, Colorado.

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