Tickle (Board Books)

By Leslie Patricelli, Leslie Patricelli (Illustrator)

Candlewick Press (MA), 9780763663223, 26pp.

Publication Date: March 11, 2014



A subject dear to children's hearts is in the spotlight as Leslie Patricelli's beloved baby character returns.
Watch out Here comes Tickle Monster Good thing this baby is NOT ticklish. Well, maybe just the feet . . . "hee hee "And the tummy . . . "pbbbb "And, oh no not the armpits . . . "har, har Eee-hee "A spirited tickle fest winds up as a sweet family cuddle in a story sure to tickle kids funny bones.

About the Author

Leslie Patricelli is the creator of a series of best-selling board books starring her inimitable bald baby. She is also the author-illustrator of "Higher! Higher! "and "Be Quiet, Mike! "as well as two stories about the Patterson Puppies. She lives in Ketchum, Idaho.

Praise For Tickle

[A] playful delight... Here’s hoping this cheeky tyke never grows up so young readers and their delighted grown-ups can enjoy more adventures (and misadventures, too).
—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Accompanying tickles are pretty much a guarantee with this readaloud, with bonus points for trying to keep a straight face through the attack.
—Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

This joyful book will certainly inspire a tickling frenzy for the entire family.
—Twenty by Jenny