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Help Me!
Help Me!

Help Me!

By Paul Geraghty, Illustrated by Paul Geraghty

JUVENILE FICTION

32 Pages, 9 x 10.5

Formats: Paperback Picture Book

Paperback Picture Book, $8.99 (US $8.99)

Publication Date: October 2011

ISBN 9781849390279

Rights: US

Transworld Publishers (Oct 2011)
Andersen Press

Price: $8.99
 
 

Overview

Based on real events, this equisite and inspirational picture book offers a wonderful insight into animal behavior

Based on real events, this equisite and inspirational picture book offers a wonderful insight into animal behaviorIt is night time, and a herd of elephants are on the move. An impala is lying in the darkness, watching a tortoise stumble towards water. Hatchling turtles slip into the pool while crocodiles sleep. A pack of wild dogs trot by. When the tortoise slips, a surprising and remarkable chain of events begins to unfold. Perfect for classroom discussion, this story raises moral and philosophical issues as well as being a great teaching aid for science and nature topics.

Reviews

"Paul Geraghty is an artist who never puts a foot wrong." —Bookseller

"Geraghty's bold, active illustrations use a broad palette and work perfectly with his energetic . . . text." —School Library Journal on Rotten and Rascal

"A fascinating picture book." —The Aptos [CA] Times

"Stunningly beautiful, almost photo-quality paintings." —Booklist

"Bold, dramatic illustrations are great for storytime" —School Library Journal

Author Biography

Paul Geraghty is an author and illustrator of children's picture books and teenage fiction. His books include The Hoppameleon and Rotten and Rascal. He has been shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal twice, and has won the Children's Book Award.