In a world where rainbow birds have peckerty beaks and even the warthogs are beautiful, the peace is one day shattered when a mouse hears the deafening thud of a monster. He tries to enlist the support of all the animals but fails. Who will be brave enough to drive it away?
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THUD! THUD! THUD! It must be big! The ground is shaking... It must be huge! The earth is quaking...Who will be brave enough to chase it away? Basil the Bushbaby, Spike the Porcupine, Humphrey the Crocodile, and all the other animals in the jungle are in a tizzy about the mysterious creature they call the Ugly Beast. But when they finally meet up with the creature, they discover that it’s nice, polite, and very unbeastlike—in fact, it’s somebody’s mother! Packed with bold illustrations that fill each spread with color, Thud! will have children glued to the page—all the way through to the heartwarming conclusion.About the Author:
Nick Butterworth was born in Kingsbury, North London. He has worked as a graphic designer for major London design consultancies. Nick then moved into freelance graphics and illustrations, working in partnership with three others, including Mick Inkpen. In 1981 his first children's book was published, B. B. Blacksheep and Company. Nick has also worked as a television presenter on the children's programme Rub-a-Dub-Tub.
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Book Description Collins, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1982648
Book Description Collins, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0001982648