Aladdin Paperbacks, Paperback, 9780689863745, 40pp.
Publication Date: April 1, 2004
If Dad's always working and impossible to play with, and your birthday came and went faster than you can say "boring," then a visit from a certain raspberry-colored, fantastically fun friend might be just what the doctor ordered. Because with Ted, just about anything's possible!
Tony DiTerlizzi is a "New York Times "bestselling author and illustrator who has been creating books with Simon & Schuster for more than a decade. From his fanciful picture books like "Jimmy Zangwow s Out-of-this-World Moon Pie Adventure", "Adventure of Meno" (with his wife, Angela), and "The Spider & The Fly" (a Caldecott Honor book), to chapter books like "Kenny and The Dragon" and "The Search for WondLa", Tony always imbues his stories with a rich imagination. His middle grade series, The Spiderwick Chronicles (with Holly Black), has sold millions of copies, been adapted into a feature film, and has been translated in more than thirty countries. You can visit him at DiTerlizzi.com.
Time Out New York Like Dr. Seuss's Cat in the Hat, Ted knows a good time.
School Library Journal A sure winner for storytime sharing.
Publishers Weekly Plenty of zip.