Synopses & Reviews
On a dark, dark night
On an old, old farm
In a rickety, crickety
Everyone slept peacefully--
But not the flea.
What happens when a tiny flea gets a bad case of the sniffles? Utter pandemonium in the barnyard! This rollicking preschool picture book follows a lovable flea and his exceptional sneeze through the mayhem. Before the night is over, every animal--from the mouse to the cow--has something to say. Will the animals ever be able to go back to sleep?
Lynn Downey's quirky text, which begs to be read aloud, combines with Karla Fircharnrner's charming pictures to make this a winning story for very young children.
What happens when a flea gets a bad case of the sniffles? Utter pandemonium in the barnyard! This rollicking picture book follows a lovable flea and his exceptional sneeze through the mayhem. Before the night is over, every animal—from the mouse to the cow—has something to say.Will the animals ever go back to sleep? Lynn Downeys quirky text and Karla Firehammers charming pictures make this a winning story for preschool children, and the new big book format is perfect for sharing with many kids at once.
About the Author
is the author of the picture book Sing, Henrietta! Sing!
Her poetry has been published in several literary journals. Ms. Downey lives with her husband and three sons in Hempstead, Maryland.
Karla Firehammer has been illustrating greeting cards for Hallmark for over ten years. She makes her children's book debut with The Flea's Sneeze. Ms. Firehammer lives in Lenexa, Kansas, with her dogs, cat, and an occasional flea.