Why The Banana Split by Rick Walton

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9 X 10 1/2 In, 32 Pp, Full-Color Illustrations Throughout, Ages 4 To 8 So Why Did The Banana Split? Well, For The Same Reason The Jackhammers Hit The Road, The Lettuce Headed Out, and The Jump Ropes Skipped Town. It Was Even Enough To Make The Baseball Players Strike Out. Here's A Hint: It's Bigger Than A Bread Box. and Named Rex. With Jimmy Holder's Sly Illustrations Bringing Every Pun To Life, Rick Walton's Verbal Deftness Will Leave Readers Splitting Too--Their Sides.

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Rick Walton is the author of dozens of books for kids, including his popular books introducing language arts concepts: Once There Was a Bullfrog, Why the Banana Split, and Herd of Cows Flock of Sheep. He often plays his guitar happily. Rick and his family live in Provo, Utah. For more info visit www.rickwalton.com Jimmy Holder lives in Pasadena, California where he illustrates lots of things. In his spare time, Jimmy likes to chase his squealing daughter Madeline around the house. They split a bananna every morning for breakfast.
Published July 2, 1998 by Gibbs Smith. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The creators of Pig, Pigger, Piggest here dish out a kid-tickling serving of humor, illustrating a sequence of punning variations on verb phrases that can all be translated, roughly, to mean ""exit."" This is exactly what the characters (some human, most not) do when a gigantic dinosaur appears, ...

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