Tom's Tweet

Tom's Tweet

By Jill Esbaum; Dan Santat (Illustrator)

Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780375851711, 32pp.

Publication Date: November 8, 2011

Tom is on the hunt for a tasty morning treat when he spies a flip-flapping, fluttery bird just there for the taking. Hello, breakfast But little Tweet with his big black button eyes is too skinny to eat. Tom is determined to not get involved, but he can't just leave Tweet there . . . frightened, unhappy, alone. Consarn it It's just Tom's luck to get stuck with a Tweet.

About the Author
JILL ESBAUM is the author of several picture books, including Ste-e-e-e-eamboat a-Comin'!, illustrated by Adam Rex. She lives on a farm in Dixon, Iowa.

Dan Santat, the author and illustrator of The Guild of Geniuses. He's also developing his own animated television show.

Praise For Tom's Tweet

"Totally tweet-rific. . . . Esbaum’s tweet tale will have listeners in stitches (especially the wormy bits), and Santat’s Photoshopped cartoon illustrations of bulky Tom and the goggle-eyed tweets are as expressive as they are goofy." —Kirkus Reviews