Where's Walrus? by Stephen Savage

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Synopsis

A happy-go-lucky Walrus escapes the zoo in search of adventure in this wordless instant classic.

Bored with life at the zoo, an adventurous walrus escapes to the outside world. With the zookeeper in hot pursuit, Walrus cleverly tries on all sorts of hats to disguise himself. Will a yellow hardhat point to a new life as a construction worker? Or will a red swimming cap reveal his true talents? Follow the happy-go-lucky runaway as he hides amongst firefighters, businessmen, and even high-stepping dancers in this delightful wordless picture book.
 

About Stephen Savage

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Stephen Savage is the New York Times bestselling illustrator of the highly acclaimed and award-winning picture book POLAR BEAR NIGHT, written by Lauren Thompson, as well as the creator of WHERE'S WALRUS? He creates illustrations for a wide range of publications, including The New Yorker, the New York Times, and Newsweek. Stephen lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and their daughter.
 
Published February 1, 2011 by Scholastic Press. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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It's another slow day at the zoo—not.

Jan 18 2011 | Read Full Review of Where's Walrus?

Chicago Tribune

Older readers, adults especially, can enjoy the allusions to other iconic images, from art (as when the walrus sits at a diner counter, just as in Edward Hopper's famous painting) or life (the walrus's high-dive performance is rated by judges holding up point cards).

Jan 21 2011 | Read Full Review of Where's Walrus?

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Like a great teacher, this bold and witty book shows children how much they already know, as they search its pages for a runaway walrus from New York City's Central Park Zoo.

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