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From the author of The Carousel comes a delightful new picture book about a little rabbit who learns that some things in life aren't as scary as they seem. Andrew Joyner's bright, energetic illustrations and Ursula's lively rhyming text combine to make this a perfect read-aloud story for children.

Here is the story of the Terrible PLOP, with a bear and a rabbit, and a hop hop hop.

But what is the PLOP? And where does it hide?

Open the book and look inside . . .

'Hilarious, original and energetic . . . ' The Sunday Age

From award-winning author Ursula Dubosarsky and illustrator Andrew Joyner comes an irresistible picture book about a little rabbit who learns that some things in life aren't as scary as they seem. Based on a Tibetan myth, a sound in the forest sets all the animals running for their lives from the Terrible Plop. Children will be charmed by the wonderful zany energy of the illustrations and the rollicking rhyming story.

Reviews

Ursula Dubosarsky's rollicking The Terrible Plop is going straight into our story box. With a rhythmic, comic text perfect for joining in with, and dynamic cartoon-like illustrations provided by Andrew Joyner, there are shades of Doctor Seuss in this Henny Penny-style picture book. Children will love the brave little rabbit and big brave bear who isn't really brave at all.

PRH, PRH

Marilyn Brocklehurst, Proprietor, Norfolk Children's Book Centre

PRH, PRH

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780143505136

    August 22, 2012

    Picture Puffin (AU YR)

    36 pages

    RRP $14.99

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Also by Ursula Dubosarsky

Too Many Elephants in this House
The Return of the Word Spy (B&W)
Tim and Ed
The Becky Collection
Terrible Plop
The Word Spy Activity Book
The Carousel
The Word Spy
The Deep End: Aussie Nibbles
Jerry: Aussie Nibbles
Abyssinia
The Game of the Goose
Theodora's Gift
The First Book of Samuel

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