Synopses & Reviews
It's a dark day for Itching Down. Four million wasps have just descended on the town, and the pests are relentless! What can be done? Bap the Baker has a crazy idea that just might work . . .
Young readers will love having this lyrical, rhyming text in an accessible board book format as they watch the industrious citizens of Itching Down knead, bake, and slather the biggest wasp trap there ever was! John Vernon Lord's bright ink and crayon illustrations fill the pages with humorous detail.
It's a dark day for Itching Down. Four million wasps have just descended on the town, and the pests are relentless. What can be done? Bap the Baker has a crazy idea that just might work, in this classic tale that's now in a board book edition. Full color.
Four million wasps invade Itching Down, so the villagers make a giant jam sandwich to trap them.
About the Author
JANET BURROWAY is the author of seven novels and two texts on creative writing. Her Writing Fiction, now in its seventh edition, is the most widely used creative writing text in the United States. She divides her time among Tallahassee, London, and Wisconsin.John Vernon Lord dons many hats including author, illustrator, and teacher. His children's books have been published all over the world in a number of languages. His classic picture book The GIANT JAM SANDWICH, with verses by Janet Burroway, has remained in print since its initial publication in 1972 and continues to be loved by children of all ages. John Vernon Lord lives in Ditchling, Sussex.