Synopses & Reviews
A friendly tiger is confused by jungle animals fleeing from a beast, until he discovers he
is the beast! and#8220;Graced with a compelling beauty, this gifted author/illustratorand#8217;s imaginative story presents a timeless message to young readers.and#8221;--Publishers Weekly
"Baker's deceptively simple story told in rhyme is matched with rich, brilliantly colored paintings. . . . Children will enjoy the comparisons of the story as well as the beguiling illustrations."--School Library Journal
"Graced with a compelling beauty, this gifted author/illustrator's imaginative story presents a timeless message to young readers."--Publishers Weekly
"A handsome book with an appealing story and a gentle, implicit message."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
Keith Baker's most popular title is now available as a board book.
All the animals in the jungle are afraid of a mysterious, unknown beast. Who can it be? Keith Baker's vibrant bestseller conveys an important lesson about acceptance and understanding that young children--and their families--will be eager to share.
About the Author
Keith Baker has written and illustrated many well-loved picture books and early chapter books, including several aboutandnbsp;the charming and lovable Mr. and Mrs. Green. Two of his best-known picture books, Hide and Snake and Who Is the Beast?,andnbsp;are about animals.andnbsp;He lives in Seattle, Washington.