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Some Smug Slugby Pamela Dunc Edwards
Synopses & Reviews
A sparrow, spider, stink bug and several others are all screaming warnings at an unsuspecting slug.But the slug calmly continues slithering its way up a highly suspect slope. Should the show-off listen? Why is everyone screaming at the slug?
From the creators of the hilarious Four Famished Foxes and Fosdyke comes another tongue-twisting alliterative adventure. Children will love sleuthing out the hidden "S'" in Henry Cole's sumptuous illustrations. And a shocking surprise ending will inflict children with unstoppable laughs!
1997 Notable Children’s Books in the Language Arts (NCTE)
Best Books of 1996 (SLJ)
screamed a sparrow.
shrieked a spider.
sighed a swallowtail.
Pamela Duncan Edwards and Henry Cole have created another alliterative tale that will have children snorting out loud at the surprise ending for this very smug slug.
About the Author
Pamela Duncan Edwards is the author of numerous popular picture books, including Livingstone Mouse; Roar! A Noisy Counting Book; Some Smug Slug; The Worrywarts; Clara Caterpillar; Wake-Up Kisses; Rosie's Roses; The Leprechaun's Gold; and Gigi and Lulu's Gigantic Fight, all illustrated by Henry Cole; as well as Dear Tooth Fairy, illustrated by Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick; McGillycuddy Could!, illustrated by Sue Porter; and The Neat Line, illustrated by Diana Cain Bluthenthal. She lives in Virginia.
Henry Cole is the celebrated illustrator of many books for children, including the Bad Boys series by Margie Palatini, and is also the author and illustrator of the novel A Nest for Celeste.
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