Give Me Back My Book! (Hardcover)

(Funny Books for Kids, Silly Picture Books, Children's Books about Friendship)

By Travis Foster, Ethan Long

Chronicle Books, 9781452160405, 56pp.

Publication Date: September 5, 2017

List Price: 16.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.


This book is full of wonderful WORDS and beautiful PICTURES! And it's EXCITING! And it's FUNNY! It might be the BEST BOOK EVER—if we could decide whose book it is. Redd and Bloo explore the way a book is made and accidentally build a friendship, too, in this tale told only in dialogue. Travis Foster and Ethan Long offer a hilarious story about the joy of reading, which brings people together in unexpected ways, proving that each book truly belongs to . . . the people who love it.

About the Author

Ethan Long is a children's book author and illustrator with more than 70 titles to his credit. Up, Tall and High! was a Theodor Seuss Geisel Award winner. He is also the creator of the Emmy-nominated animated preschool series Tasty Time with ZeFronk. He lives in Orlando, Florida.

Travis Foster has been illustrating for more than 25 years. He lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

Praise For Give Me Back My Book!: (Funny Books for Kids, Silly Picture Books, Children's Books about Friendship)

"A funny and fresh story with several teachable moments. will please the many fans of Elephant and Piggie."-School Library Journal

"What makes it truly touching is the love that Boo, Redd, and Earthworm have for the book-not just as a transporter of imaginations but as a physical object."-Publishers Weekly

"This comedic tug-of-war conveys the value of books."-Booklist

"In this funny tale told entirely through dialogue, Redd and Bloo not only learn how a book is made, they learn who it belongs to: anyone who loves reading."--Entertainment Weekly