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    DescriptionLike many children, Henry loves books. But Henry doesnat like to read books, he likes to eat them. Big books, picture books, reference books . . . if it has pages, Henry chews them up and swallows (but red ones are his favorite). And the more he eats, the smarter he getsaheas on his way to being the smartest boy in the world! But one day he feels sick to his stomach. And the information is so jumbled up inside, he canat digest it! Can Henry find a way to enjoy books without using his teeth? With a stunning new artistic style and a die-cut surprise, Oliver Jeffers celebrates the joys of reading in this charming and quirky picture book. Itas almost good enough to eat.


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    Title
    The Incredible Book Eating Boy
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Oliver Jeffers, Illustrated by Oliver Jeffers
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 32
    Width: 229 mm
    Height: 285 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 295 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780399247491
    ISBN 10: 0399247491
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: FXX
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y2.1
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 12500
    Libri: I-CI
    B&T Merchandise Category: JUV
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC subject heading: ,
    BIC subject category V2: YFQ
    DC22: E
    B&T General Subject: 212
    B&T Book Type: EF
    Ingram Subject Code: CI
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 84
    B&T Approval Code: X01011000
    BIC E4L: HUM
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: JUV050000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: JUV047000
    LC classification: PZ7.J3643 IN 2007
    BISAC V2.8: JUV019000
    Thema V1.0: YFQ, YFB
    Publisher
    Penguin Putnam Inc
    Imprint name
    Penguin Putnam Inc
    Publication date
    01 May 2007
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    Oliver Jeffers (www.oliverjeffersworld.com) makes art and tells stories. His books include "How to Catch a Star; Lost and Found," which was the recipient of the prestigious Nestle Children's Book Prize Gold Award in the U.K. and was later adapted into an award-winning animated film; "The Way Back Home; The Incredible Book Eating Boy; The Great Paper Caper; The Heart and the Bottle," which was made into a highly acclaimed iPad application narrated by Helena Bonham Carter; "Up and Down, "the "New York Times"""bestselling "Stuck; The Hueys in the New Sweater, """a "New York Times" Best Illustrated Book of the Year";" and "This Moose Belongs to Me, "a "New York Times" bestseller. Originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland, Oliver now lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.
    Review quote
    Praise for THE INCREDIBLE BOOK EATING BOY * "This well-done package will charm its audience. The snappy text works well for reading aloud, but older children will enjoy exploring the subtle details hidden in the illustrations and backgrounds."--"School Library Journal", starred review