Lickety-Split

Lickety-Split

By Robert Heidbreder; Dusan Petricic (Illustrator)

Kids Can Press, Hardcover, 9781553377108, 32pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2007

Description
Hippity-hop on board for a read-aloud adventure that will make heads spin and tongues trip faster than a speeding snowball.Lickety-Split is a side-splitting smorgasbord of sights and sounds unlike any other book. Tag along as our hero trips the rhyme fantastic and spins a tongue-twisting tall tale for his heroine. He ziggity-zags, clickity-clacks, skippity-skips and zippity-zooms from one adventure to the next. Will he defeat the Viking warrior? Tame the dragon? Knock one out of the park? Will our heroine believe him if he does?This verbal and visual feast is a celebration of language and imagination that will have kids thumpity-thumping for more.


About the Author
Robert Heidbreder is an award-winning children's poet and author. His many books include I Wished for a Unicorn, Eenie Meenie Manitoba and Drumheller Dinosaur Dance. Robert spent thirty years as a primary school teacher and, in 2002, won the Prime Minister's Award for Teaching Excellence. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Dusan Petricic is an award-winning children's book designer and illustrator whose books include The Enormous Potato and Earthlings Inside and Out. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.