Open Wide! (Hardcover)

By Stephen Krensky, James Burks

Cartwheel Books, 9780545533683, 14pp.

Publication Date: July 29, 2014



Get ready to chow down in this hilarious board book with a free punch-out paper airplane
Picky eating is a common occurrence in many households, but this charming story turns this topic on its head as little Sam's refusal to eat changes a simple dinnertime meal into a hilarious display of silly parental antics Laugh out loud as Sam's dad becomes an elephant, flies around the room like an airplane, and performs more daring tricks to try to get Sam to eat
OPEN WIDE is a familiar picky eating story with a humorous and satisfying surprise ending. Includes a punch-out paper airplane that children can put on their spoons, just like Sam's.

About the Author

Stephen Krensky was born on November 25th in Boston Massachusetts. He is a versatile author who has written over hundred books as well as several multi-media projects for children. He sees himself as "an ordinary person who makes up stories for a living." He has written in many forms, including fantasy, realism, fiction, and non-fiction. Stephen admits that writing is as much a craft as an art, but that writing for children is an enjoyable and rewarding process. He graduated form Hamilton College in upstate New York in 1975. Currently he lives in Lexington, MA with his wife and two sons.

James Burks has spent the last fifteen years working in the animation industry on various movies and television shows, including THE EMPEROR'S NEW GROOVE, ATLANTIS, TREASURE PLANET, SPACE JAM, THE IRON GIANT, WOW WOW WUBBZY, and most recently on FAN BOY & CHUM CHUM. BIRD & SQUIRREL ON ICE is the sequel to James's first graphic novel for Scholastic, BIRD & SQUIRREL ON THE RUN. James lives Valencia, California.