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Hide! (I Like to Read)

Steve Henry


List Price: 14.99*
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Paperback (7/17/2018)


An easy-to-read book with fun characters, visual humor, and an important theme--the joy of helping others

Two friends, Mike, an elephant, and Pat, a fish in a fishbowl, are in a rowboat. While Mike naps, Pat jumps into the ocean, where he meets other fish. When a shark appears, Pat and his new fish friends are in trouble . . . until two chubby gray legs appear near the surface.

Mike lands on the shark and frightens the toothy fish away. Mike has a great time underwater until he realizes he is out of air. Now the fish help Mike.

Praise For Hide! (I Like to Read)

"A fish jumps out of their fishbowl and into the ocean and (almost) ends up eaten!...Told mostly through narrative text of sentences of five words or less, this entry in the I Like to Read series shares its companions’ generous trim size. Some dialogue is conveyed via speech bubbles, and a larger font is used to convey emotion. In fewer than 30 words, Henry creates a bright, cheerful ocean world. The characters are expressive and inviting—even the scary shark is depicted smiling. The art, created using ink and paint, is boldly outlined and set against simple, gradated backgrounds.
A delightful dip into reading. (Early reader. 3-7) —Kirkus Reviews

Holiday House, 9780823437733, 32pp.

Publication Date: July 17, 2018

About the Author

STEVE HENRY is the author and illustrator of Here Is Big Bunny, Cat Got a Lot, and Happy Cat, which received a Kirkus star. Other work includes editorial illustrations, ceramic tiles, and a series of bird puppets that have been sold in the Museum of Modern Art Design Store. He co-teaches Creating the Picture Book at Pratt Institute in Manhattan.