Tumble Bumble by Felicia Bond

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When a bug goes for a walk, he might meet a cat and a crocodile and a bee and ... well, all kinds of creatures. They could sing and dance and do all sorts of things. To find out who this bug meets and what they do, you'll have to join them. But ready for anything and be ready for fun, because this is a tumble bumble story and you just never know what's going to happen!
 

About Felicia Bond

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She now makes her home in Austin, Texas and her special interests include animals (especially cats -she has six!), reading, dancing, and cooking. She has published over twenty books, including Tumble Bumble (Front Street, 1996), which is the first in several years she has written as well as illustrated. Tumble Bumble's playful rhyming text reflects the same vibrancy and energy that distinguishes her art, and her illustrations, as always, reveal a keen appreciation for what children like. Felicia Bond's work has captured the hearts of a generation of children and their parents -Tumble Bumble is another enchanting creation that is bound to become a much-loved favorite. Tumble Bumble was featured as a Best Book of 1996 in the December issue of Parents magazine. Ms. Bond says, "There was virtually nothing that didn't excite me in the art I experienced as a child -everything from the expressive free-spirited paintings by Ludwig Bemelmans in his Madeline books to the graphic and verbal wit and understatement of Charles Schulz in his Peanuts strip - I loved it all. I couldn't wait to grow up and be an artist!
 
Published January 1, 2004 by Scholastic. 32 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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``A tiny bug went for a walk./He met a cat and stopped to talk.'' Bug and cat bump into a crocodile, her friend the bee, and a baby pig (`` `Oink!' he squealed.

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The introductions start with ""a tiny bug"" (an ant, actually) who ""went for a walk./ He met a cat and stopped to talk."" Bug and cat soon encounter a green crocodile, this threesome meets a bee, and so on.

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PW called this rhyming story about 10 friendly animal characters ""a childlike charmer."" Ages 4-8.

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