Wumbers Cover


By Amy Krouse Rosenthal; Tom Lichtenheld (Illustrator)

Chronicle Books, Hardcover, 9781452110226, 40pp.

Publication Date: May 30, 2012

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About the Author
Amy Krouse Rosenthal is a New York Times bestselling author of books for children and grown-ups. Her children's books include Plant a Kiss (illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds); Little Pea and This Plus That (Jen Corace); Cookies: Bit-Size Life Lessons (Jane Dyer); Duck! Rabbit!, The OK Book, Yes Day!, and Exclamation Mark (Tom Lichtenheld); Spoon and Chopsticks (Scott Magoon); The Wonder Book (Paul Schmid); Uni the Unicorn (Brigette Barrager); and Awake Beautiful Child (Gracia Lam). Her work for grown-ups includes the memoir Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life and the film project The Beckoning of Lovely. Amy lives online at www.whoisamy.com and for real in Chicago.

Tom Lichtenheld has written and illustrated many popular books for children, including "Cloudette" and "Bridget s Beret". He is also the illustrator of the "New York Times "bestselling books, "Duck! Rabbit!" and "Shark vs. Train". He lives in Geneva, Illinois.

Praise For Wumbers

"A great way to think about the sounds our words make - with a fun twist!" - SavvyAuntie.com

"Wumbers takes the concept behind text-messaging shorthand and repurposes it into an interactive read-aloud that both kids and grown-ups can enjoy." - School Library Journal

"This book can be the center of family fun" - Chicago Tribune

"Pure fun, from 1 to 80, this book by the creators of Duck! Rabbit! once again makes us see things differently... will launch as many imaginations as the wumber of young people who read this book " - Shelf Awareness for Readers

"Playful!" - The Wall Street Journal

"In short, it's simply 1derful." - Daily Candy Kids

"Clever" - Kirkus Reviews

"Characters have conversations that readers of all skill levels will delight in decoding. " - Publishers Weekly