Wumbers by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

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What do you get when you combine a word and a number? A wumber! Paying tribute to William Steig's CDB!, best-selling book, cre8ors Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld have wri10 and illustr8ed this s2pendous book that is 1derful 4 readers in kindergar10 and up. If we've confused you, just take a look at the book—4tun8ly it has helpful pictures. We are sure you will get it ins10tly! Plus, this special Amazon Kindle edition includes hidden Easter eggs, so keep an eye out for them!

About Amy Krouse Rosenthal

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Amy Krouse Rosenthal is a best-selling author, blogger, and filmmaker. She lives in Chicago. Say hello to her at Whoisamy.com. Tom Lichtenheld is also a best-selling author and illustrator, and he also lives in the Chicago area. You can see all of Tom's books and more at Tomlichtenheld.com.
Published May 18, 2012 by Chronicle Books LLC. 40 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Sports & Outdoors, Children's Books.

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Inspired by the master of wordplay himself, William Steig (C D B!, 1968, and C D C?, 1984), Rosenthal and Lichtenheld’s carefully crafted wumbers certainly hold their own.

May 30 2012 | Read Full Review of Wumbers

The Wall Street Journal

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and his brothers don't like "the system of pulleys Andrew Henry rigged up in their room, although it could close the door, fetch the crayon box, and lift the table one and a half feet off the floor."

Jun 29 2012 | Read Full Review of Wumbers

The Bookbag

Newly confident readers will be taken back to the time when books were more of a struggle to read for them, and I'm not sure they'll really want to be.

May 09 2012 | Read Full Review of Wumbers

Publishers Weekly

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Kids will pick up new vocabulary (a spread of a diamond-adorned octopus is accompanied by the observation “Those sure are some orn8 10tacles”), and they’ll enjoy the cultural references (two kids comment on the bird inked on a bearded man’s bicep: “Cool!

May 14 2012 | Read Full Review of Wumbers


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Rosenthal and Lichtenheld offer up an homage to Steig's classic play on words C D B !

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