Creepy Carrots

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SNATCH A STORY

 
Close your eyes and listen to the amusing opening to
Creepy Carrots:
 

 

THE WICKED READ

 
9781442402973Creepy Carrots
By Aaron Reynolds
Illustrated by Peter Brown

Book Published by Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
ISBN-13: 9781442402973

Audiobook Published by Weston Woods Studios
Narrated by James Naughton
Music by David Mansfield

Age Range: 4 – 8 Years

In this Caldecott Honor–winning picture book, The Twilight Zone comes to the carrot patch as a rabbit fears his favorite treats are out to get him.

Jasper Rabbit loves carrots—especially Crackenhopper Field carrots.
He eats them on the way to school.
He eats them going to Little League.
He eats them walking home.
Until the day the carrots start following him…or are they?

Celebrated artist Peter Brown’s stylish illustrations pair perfectly with Aaron Reynold’s text in this hilarious picture book that shows it’s all fun and games…until you get too greedy.
 

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THE CREEPY CREATORS

 
1343415283Aaron Reynolds isn’t scared of carrots, but he’s terrified of black olives. He s the author of many books for kids, including Superhero School, Chicks and Salsa, and the Joey Fly, Private Eye graphic novel series. His books have been featured on the Henson Productions national television show, Between the Lions, and nominated for many awards including the 2010 Edgar Allen Poe Mystery Award and the Monarch Kid s Choice Award. He lives in Chicago with his wife, two kids, and four neurotic cats.
 
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Peter Brown has always loved telling stories. Growing up in New Jersey, he told stories by drawing whimsical characters and scenes from his imagination. While studying illustration at Art Center College of Design, Peter’s love of both words and pictures led him to take several courses on children’s books, and before long he knew he’d found his calling.  He is the author of Children Make Terrible Pets and the critically acclaimed artist of Chowder and Flight of the Dodo. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.