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The Incredible Book-Eating Boy

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 20 Ratings and 20 Reviews

Book Description
Like many children, Henry loves books. But Henry doesn't like to read books, he likes to eat them. Big books, picture books, reference books . . . if it has pages, Henry chews them up and swallows (but red ones are his favorite). And the more he eats, the smarter he gets-he's on his way to being the smartest boy in the world! But one day he feels sick to his stomach. And the information is so jumb... More
Book Information
PublisherPhilomel Books
BindingHardcover (7 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages32
ISBN-10B001RTSF8M
Publication Date04/19/2007
The Creators
About Oliver Jeffers (Author, Illustrator) : Oliver Jeffers is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Oliver Jeffers include Lost and Found, The Way Back Home, How to Catch a Star (Gift Set).
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Reader Comments
1/30/2009 Mike Brodie said: A book everybody wished they came up with themselves. Also one of the best designed books ever.

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5/20/2008 Paul Coomey tagged as: I recommend

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3/15/2008 Norma Andreu tagged as: I recommend

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2/18/2008 Patricia Storms said: Another fabulous story from Mr. Jeffers. I adore the luscious mix of collage and pencil illustration. And what's not to love about a boy who eats books?
tags: I recommend

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1/24/2008 Courtney Autumn Martin said: One of my new favorites!
tags: I recommend, Inspired me

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1/1/2008 jama rattigan tagged as: I read

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11/6/2007 Andy J Smith said:
Hilarious concept with an important theme! Jeffers' beautiful mixed media (particularly the text collage) illustrations prove the perfect platform to stage a book about a boy who consumes information. The publisher (Harper Collins UK) went the extra mile on this one and it pays off... the physical... more

tags: I read, I recommend

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7/25/2007 Andrea & Mark said: "Brilliantly built upon book covers and maps
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6/22/2007 Gina Marysol Ruiz said: http://ginasblogging.blogspot.com/2007/03/incredible-book-eating-boy.html

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4/23/2007 . . said: Another beautiful book by Oliver Jeffers
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