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HARRY HUNGRY by Steven Salerno


by Steven Salerno & illustrated by Steven Salerno

Pub Date: Feb. 1st, 2009
ISBN: 978-0-15-206257-6
Publisher: Harcourt

Harry is hungry! And with his mouth open wide, he makes sure that everybody knows. Momma rushes in with a snack, but it is not enough. Blueberries, cookies, the entire contents of the refrigerator—plus cars, a mountain, even the sky—nothing can satisfy Harry’s voracious appetite. Will there be anything left for Harry to eat? More importantly, will there be anything left at all? Done in his trademark retro style, Salerno’s bright, sweeping illustrations and offbeat perspectives instantly capture this tiny tot’s insatiable energy, which is made all the funnier by his incongruously innocent-looking kewpie ’do. The chomp of Harry’s mouth reverberates across the page, as does the grrrrrrgrrrrrrr of his prodigiously rumbling belly. Luckily, just as Harry is about to reach up and munch on the moon, another familiar feeling comes over him. Harry is...sleepy. Children will delight in growling loudly along with Harry’s tummy, turning story time into a rumbling, tumbling feast. (Picture book. 3-6)