Too Many Toys (Hardcover) by David Shannon
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About the BookSpencer has too many toys and the house is overflowing with junk. Now it's time to give some of the mountain of goodies away, but Spencer finds it hard. A Caldecott Honor illustrator presents an irresistibly funny look at a familiar problem.
Book SynopsisCaldecott Honor winner and bestselling author-illustrator David Shannon makes readers laugh aloud when young Spencer's mountain of toys becomes overwhelming. A book that will be read again and again.Spencer has too many toys! His father trips over them, his mother falls over them, and the house is overflowing with junk. Now its time to give some of the mountain of goodies away, but Spencer finds it hard. In the end, he fills a box, but decides the one toy he can't part with is the box!
From the Back CoverSpencer has too many toys! He has robots, puzzles, board games, stuffed animals, and plastic dinosaurs. Toys spill out of every drawer and closet and clutter the floor of every room. Come along as Spencer tries to persuade his mother to keep them all -- because every single toy is his favorite! Once again, Caldecott Honor illustrator David Shannon proves that an entertaining story and your own imagination are the very best toys of all!
Review Quotes* A master at capturing the workings of a young mind, Shannon combines realistic dialogue with his boisterous illustrations to create another surefire hit. This book provides a pertinent and appealing read. - School Library Journal (starred review)Shannon's sardonic wit will strike a chord with parents and children alike. - Kirkus ReviewsBank Street College of Education Best Children's Books of the Year, 2009 Cybils Awards, 2008 Finalist E.B. White Read Aloud Award, 2009 Honor Book
About The AuthorDavid Shannon is the internationally acclaimed creator of more than thirty picture books, including No, David!, a Caldecott Honor Book and his second New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year, and three more David picture books. Shannon's bestsellers include A Bad Case of Stripes, Duck on a Bike, and his recent Bugs in My Hair. He lives in California with his family.
Dimensions (Overall): 11.24 Inches (H) x 8.9 Inches (W) x .4 Inches (D)
Weight: .94 Pounds
Suggested Age: 4-8 Years
Number of Pages: 32
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Toys + Dolls + Puppets, Humorous Stories
Publisher: Blue Sky Pr
Author: David Shannon
Street Date: October 1, 2008
Item Number (DPCI): 059-03-1448
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship weight: 0.94 pounds
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