Would You Rather... by John Burningham

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Would you rather have supper in a castle, breakfast in a balloon, or tea on the river? Would you rather be made to eat spider stew, taste slug dumplings, chew mashed worms, or drink a snail shake? In a series of challenges inspired by the beloved game Top That!, John Burningham lets readers' imaginations soar with propositions from the whimsical to the outrageous. Here is a surefire giggle-getter for storytime, perfect for sharing with any child who's ever wanted to do something completely out of the ordinary.

About John Burningham

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John Burningham has been praised by "The New Yorker" as "one of the finest and most original writers at work today." His most recent picture book is "Hushabye,
Published January 1, 1992 by JONATHAN CAPE. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Warming up with an ingenuously visualized "Would you rather your house was surrounded by water, snow, or jungle," he then entertains, for example: preposterous disaster ("would you rather an elephant drank your bath water, an eagle stole your dinner, a pig tried on your clothes, or a hippo slept ...

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Would you rather... your dad did a dance at school or your mom made a fuss in a caf ? John Burningham poses many more questions in Would You Rather... Humorous (and thought-provoking) vignettes

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Burningham poses this and many more questions for which "humorous (and thought-provoking) vignettes accompany each possibility," wrote PW.

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