The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison, Gladys Aylward: The Adventure of a Lifetime, Eric Liddell: Something Greater Than Gold, https://childrensbooks.fandom.com/wiki/The_Incredible_Book_Eating_Boy?oldid=23813. I read that one teacher used to introduce the book by staring, aghast, at the ‘bitten’ back cover, and demand who had been snacking on the book! I would recommend this book very highly to any teacher who wants to encourage and promote the values of reading within the primary school classroom.
Menu. . On the last page is written, in typical quirky Jeffers style, “Now Henry reads all the time.... although every now and then” with a cut out bite mark chopping off the end of the sentence. Apr 19, 2007 It informs children of the different types of books available and describes how we can learn an infinite amount from reading books.
Big books, picture books, reference books . He eats all sorts of books but red ones are his favourites. Chilling Audiobooks for a Haunting Halloween, Read the Book Behind the Showtime Limited Series, Ina Garten's Latest Cozy and Delicious Recipes, Discover the Prologue to Jodi Picoult's Poignant New Novel, Audiobooks Read By Your Favorite Celebrities. He discovers a love of reading, and the book concludes with his realisation that he can still become ‘smart’, with a bit more time. As he fills his stomach with books, Henry finds that his brain is filled with all sorts of interesting things. The doctors advise him to stop eating books because his belly can’t cope and it’s not fair on all the other people who want to read them. Like many children, Henry loves books. .
The Most Feared Books of All Time Infographic. And the more he eats, the smarter he getshes on his way to being the smartest boy in the world! if it has pages, Henry chews them up and swallows (but red ones are his favorite). The Incredible Book Eating boy is a story about just that…an incredible book eating boy.
The illustrations are bright, colourful and edgy and give the reader extra ‘hidden information’ through the use of diagrams or witty side comments. Finding a half chewed book on the floor, Henry picks it up, and begins to read. The snappy text works well for reading aloud, but older children will enjoy exploring the subtle details hidden in the illustrations and backgrounds.”–School Library Journal, starred review, Sign up for news about books, authors, and more from Penguin Random House, Visit other sites in the Penguin Random House Network. Oliver Jeffers tells the story of Henry who, quite by mistake, discovers that he loves to eat books. Oliver Jeffers tells the story of Henry who, quite by mistake, discovers that he loves to eat books. The Incredible Book Eating Boy is a fun and silly story about young boy name Henry who loved books. Henry soon learns that the more books he eats, the smarter he gets and he loves being the smartest person in the class.
Editor's Picks: Science Fiction & Fantasy, She Made a Monster: How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein, How to Babysit a Grandma and a Grandpa boxed set, Discover Book Picks from the CEO of Penguin Random House US. Buy, Apr 19, 2007 | ISBN 9780399247491 | 4-8 years. | 4-8 years All of the information is getting so mixed up in his head that he can’t even speak, and sadly, Henry has to give up eating books.
The moral of the story ties in perfectly with the promotion of reading enjoyment which is being so greatly stressed in primary schools today. We are experiencing technical difficulties.
Clearly it provides opportunity to use humour to engage the children, and could provoke discussion as to how they think we get information from books (if I ate a page from this book, would I get cleverer?). But Henry doesnt like to read books, he likes to eat them. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Henry’s love of learning could inspire any listeners or readers, and the combination of the original illustrations and humorous tone is sure to make this book a favourite in any library, school or home. It begins with a word, a sentence, then a whole page, and after a while Henry is eating several whole books every day. . Henry soon learns that the more books he eats, the smarter he gets and he loves being the smartest person in the class. The Incredible Book Eating Boy - Oliver Jeffers Summary: Like many children, Henry loves books. if it has pages, Henry chews them up and swallows (but red ones are his favorite). He literary loves books that he gulps one right after the other. He begins to go through books at an alarming rate until things start to go wrong – everything he learns gets mixed up and he doesn’t have time to dig… He gets smarter with every bite until words leak out of his mouth. But Henry doesn’t like to read books, he likes to eat them. . Movies. But one day he feels sick to his stomach. Jeffers illustrates his own work which really brings the story to life as the reader can actually visualise just what the author wants to get across. You can help Children's Books Wiki by expanding it. Loving his new found knowledge, Henry eats more and more books, until one day he hits a problem. The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers The Incredible Book Eating Boy by Oliver Jeffers is a tasty picture book about cause and effect, reflection. The simple text set against a stylish background means this book is suitable for reading aloud to an older FS or Y1 class, or for older Y1/2 children to read by themselves. He eats all sorts of books but red ones are his favourites.
This unusually engaging book would be of fantastic use in a KS1 or lower KS2 classroom. With a stunning new artistic style and a die-cut surprise, Oliver Jeffers celebrates the joys of reading in this charming and quirky picture book. The Incredible Book Eating Boy. Oliver Jeffers makes art and tells stories. Showing all 1 items Jump to: Summaries (1) Summaries. . But Henry doesn’t like to read books, he likes to eat them. Like many children, Henry loves books. . if it has pages, Henry chews them up and swallows (but red ones are his favorite). The Incredible Book Eating boy is a story about just that…an incredible book eating boy. And it does. Call me a coward if you will, but when the line between duty and sanity blurs, you can usually find me curled up with a battered book, reading as if my mental health depended on it. A boy eats books and he's incredible.
The Incredible Book Eating Boy - Oliver Jeffers, Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License. Can Henry find a way to enjoy books without using his teeth?