Stick Man (Hardcover)

By Julia Donaldson

Arthur A. Levine Books, 9780545157612, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2009

Winter 2009 Kids' List

“Early one spring morning Stick Man is carried away from his family tree by a passing dog, and he has one narrow escape after another trying to find his way home, until, one winter day, he ends up in a fireplace. All seems lost until he meets a Stuck Man in the chimney and his luck finally changes.”
— Ellen Davis, Dragonwings Bookstore, Waupaca, WI
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Stick Man lives in the family tree
With his Stick Lady Love and their stick children three.
But one day, Stick Man is carried off by a mischievous dog who wants to play fetch Things go from bad to worse as Stick Man is carried farther and farther away from home. Lonely and lost, Stick Man desperately wants to get home to be with his family for Christmas. And when he helps Santa Claus out of a bind, he finds the perfect ticket home

About the Author

Julia Donaldson served as the UK Children's Laureate from 2011-2013 and has written many bestselling and beloved picture books and novels for young readers. She lives in Glasgow, Scotland, with her husband, Malcolm. Axel Scheffler's award-winning books include Room on the Broom, The Snail and the Whale, and The Gruffalo. His illustrations have been published in more than thirty countries. He lives in London, England.