Chu’s Day by Neil Gaiman
Illustrated by Adam Rex
Genre: Juvenile Fiction / Humorous Stories
Ages 4 to 8, Grades P to 3
Pages: 32 Hardcover
Date Published: January 8th, 2012
Publisher: HarperCollins Children’s
Chu is a little panda with a big sneeze. His mother takes him to the library, where it’s awfully dusty. His father takes him to lunch at the diner, where there’s pepper in the air. Will Chu sneeze today? And what will happen if he does?
Beloved storyteller Neil Gaiman has written his youngest picture book yet with this delightful, humorous story of how the smallest child’s actions can be very powerful. Engagingly and vibrantly illustrated by acclaimed artist Adam Rex, this is the perfect book to read aloud and share.
Absolutely adorable! Neil Gaiman is becoming a favorite name around here starting with our movie shelves and then our young readers and now even our youngest readers too. This story is cute and laugh aloud fun but my favorite part is the illustrations. Absolutely adorable! Colorful and full of texture Neil’s text met with Adam Rex’s images paints a fabulous little picture book. Very cute.
*Thanks to HC for providing an ARC for review.*
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Neil Gaiman has written bestselling and award-winning books for children and adults, including the Newbery Medal-winning novel The Graveyard Book, Coraline, and the picture books Instructions and Blueberry Girl, illustrated by Charles Vess; The Wolves in the Walls, The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish, and Crazy Hair, illustrated by Dave McKean; and The Dangerous Alphabet, illustrated by Gris Grimly. A baby giant panda once sat on his lap and ate bamboo in Chengdu, China. You can visit him online at www.mousecircus.com.
Adam Rex is the author/illustrator of the New York Times bestselling picture book Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich, among others. He lives in Tucson and suffers from seasonal rhinitis. You can visit him online at www.adamrex.com.