Synopses & Reviews
andlt;Iandgt;and#8220;I'm too fast, you're too slow. Pan, pan, patty-cake pan, I can get away from you, I can!and#8221;andlt;/Iandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; andlt;BRandgt;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp;andnbsp; The much-loved story of the Runaway Pancake who pops out of the oven and is sure he can escape all who want to eat him is given a new spin when Marsupial Sue and her friends put on a play version for their neighborhood. This has all of the wit and whimsy of andlt;iandgt;Marsupial Sueandlt;/iandgt; and again features lively illustrations by Jack E. Davis. From the friendsand#8217; preparations behind the scenes to the actorsand#8217; final bows, readers will be inspired by the production.
Marsupial Sue joins her outback friends to put on a play about a Runaway Pancake. This spin on a classic tale is sure to delight readers, who will learn how to put on a play as they enjoy this story by a "New York Times"-bestselling team. Full color.
About the Author
John Lithgow is the New York Times bestselling author of I Got Two Dogs, Mahalia Mouse Goes to College, Marsupial Sue Presents: The Runaway Pancake, I'm A Manatee, Micawber, Marsupial Sue, The Remarkable Farkle McBride, and Carnival of the Animals. An award-winning actor, he has starred on stage, film, and television. He performs concerts across the country, and has recorded the CDs Farkle and Friends, Singin' in the Bathtub and The Sunny Side of the Street. Visit John at lithgowforkids.com. Jack E. Davis was senior art director with a a large ad agency before becoming a children's book illustrator. Among the books he has illustrated are Bedhead by Margi Palatini, Metro Cat by Marsha Diane Arnold, Music Over Manhattan by Mark Karlins, and the ongoing series The Zack Files by Dan Greenburg. He lives in Port Townsend, Washington, and has three sons and two cats.