It's a Tiger! (Hardcover)

By David LaRochelle, Jeremy Tankard (Illustrator)

Chronicle Books (CA), 9780811869256, 36pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2012

List Price: 16.99*
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Kids and parents alike will rejoice in this lively read-aloud picture book, as the main character runs into (and away from) a tiger over and over again as the plot gets sillier and sillier. Perfect for acting out while reading, It's a Tiger offers just the right amount of excitement without being too scary, and a sweet ending with a bit of a twist.

About the Author

David LaRochelle is the author of many books for young people. He lives in White Bear Lake, Minnesota, where there are neither bears nor tigers. You can find out more about David and his books at Jeremy Tankard is the author and illustrator of wonderful and silly books for children. He grew up in South Africa, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Canada. He currently resides in Toronto.

Praise For It's a Tiger!

"A boon to creative minds everywhere and a participatory storytime winner" - School Library Journal, starred review

"They'll love the repeated joke and the boy's startled face as he encounters the tiger in more and more ridiculous places." - GeekDad

"There will be shouts, giggles, and exclamations" -

"The colorful ink and digital images bring this picture book alive for listeners." - Library Media Connection

"An exciting reversal of hide-and-seek'" - Booklist

"The all-around best readaloud of the year, bar none as far as I can tell, has got to be It's a Tiger! " - Elizaebeth Bird, A Fuse#8 Production/School Library Journal blog

"It's a tiger, and it's sure to be a hit. " - Kirkus Reviews

"Bouncy prose with vivid illustrations" - The Wall Street Journal

"A very funny book that's guaranteed to entertain little ones." - BookingMama

"A popular storytime pick. " - Publishers Weekly