The Itchy Book! | Book Spotlight
The Children’s Book Review | May 21, 2018
The Itchy Book by LeUyen Pham (in Stores May 15, 2018) is the newest book in the Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! series from Mo Willems.
Age Range: 5-8
Written and Illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Publisher’s Synopsis: They may be dinosaurs, but their gigantic discover still holds true three million years later.
Itchy dinosaurs try to follow a very important, very prehistoric rule. A rule so important and so prehistoric, it’s written in stone. DINOSAURS DO NOT SCRATCH!
Triceratops has an itch. . . so does Pterodactyl. . . and Brontosaurus. . . and T-Rex! But Dino-Mo reminds them all of the BIG rule: Dinosaurs do not scratch! What’s an itchy dinosaur to do? Find out in this hilariously charming beginning reader by author/illustrator LeUyen Pham.
Ages 5-8 | Publisher: Disney-Hyperion | May 15, 2018 | ISBN-13: 978-1368005647
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About the Series
Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! is a beginning-reader series created by Mo Willems, author of the popular Elephant & Piggie book series. Best friends Elephant and Piggie introduce kids to their favorite books – brought to life in original stories created by contemporary children’s book authors and illustrators.
About the Author-Illustrator
LeUyen Pham’s detailed and hilarious style is a perfect match for the Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! series. The Mo Willems/ LeUyen Pham collaboration will have fans itching for more!
LeUyen Pham is the prolific and bestselling illustrator of many books for children, including Grace for President by Kelly DiPucchio, Freckleface Strawberry by Julianne Moore, and God’s Dream by Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Pham has also written and illustrated her own works, including All the Things I Love About You and Big Sister, Little Sister. A former animator for DreamWorks, she lives with her husband and two sons in Los Angeles.