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  • Published: 1 May 2016
  • ISBN: 9780451469458
  • Imprint: Viking
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 40
  • RRP: $28.99

Snappsy the Alligator (Did not ask to be in this book)


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Snappsy the Alligator (Did Not Ask to Be in This Book) is an irreverent look at storytelling, friendship, and creative differences, perfect for fans of Mo Willems.

Snappsy the alligator is having a normal day when a pesky narrator steps in to spice up the story. Is Snappsy reading a book . . . or is he making crafty plans? Is Snappsy on his way to the grocery store . . . or is he prowling the forest for defenseless birds and fuzzy bunnies? Is Snappsy innocently shopping for a party . . . or is he obsessed with snack foods that start with the letter P? What's the truth? 

Snappsy the Alligator (Did Not Ask to Be in This Book) is an irreverent look at storytelling, friendship, and creative differences, perfect for fans of Mo Willems.

Praise for Snappsy the Alligator (Did Not Ask to Be in This Book):
'This is the first book for both Falatko and Miller, and it's an excellent one—Falatko's writing nimbly zigs and zags around Miller's bold, goofy cartoons.' Publishers Weekly, Starred Review!

'More than merely meta, Snappsy is clearly a book, if not a protagonist, with bite.' Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review!

'If a pesky narrator did that to Me, I'd bite 'em right on the—*Ahem* Great job with your creative conflict resolution, Snappsy!' Ame Dyckman, New York Times bestselling author of Wolfie the Bunny and Boy + Bot

'Adam Rex didn't ask to be on this book either. But despite being a mean man who generally dislikes debut authors he is a fan of Snappsy the Alligator.' Adam Rex, author of Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich and Moonday

'Modern storytelling that never compromises, page after hilarious page.' Bob Shea, author of Dinosaur vs. Bedtime and Cheetah Can't Lose

  • Pub date: 1 May 2016
  • ISBN: 9780451469458
  • Imprint: Viking
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 40
  • RRP: $28.99

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