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Stuck Hardcover – Picture Book, 1 September 2011
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Delightful chaos ensues when a young boy gets his kite stuck up a tree in this laugh-out-loud new picture book from award-winning, internationally best-selling author-illustrator Oliver Jeffers!
Floyd gets his kite stuck up a tree. He throws up his shoe to shift it, but that gets stuck too. So he throws up his other shoe and that gets stuck, along with… a ladder, a pot of paint, the kitchen sink, an orang-utan and a whale, amongst other things!
Will Floyd ever get his kite back?
A hilarious book with a wonderful surprise ending.
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About the Author
Oliver Jeffers is a highly acclaimed talent in picture books. He graduated from The University of Ulster in 2001 with First Class honours and has since exhibited his paintings around the world. His outstanding talent has already been recognised by several high-profile awards, including the Nestlé Children's Book Prize Gold Award, the Blue Peter Book of the Year Award and the Irish Children's Book of the Year.
- Publisher : HarperCollinsChildren’sBooks (1 September 2011)
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 32 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0007263864
- ISBN-13 : 978-0007263868
- Reading age : 3 - 5 years
- Item Weight : 550 g
- Dimensions : 23.2 x 0.5 x 31.8 cm
- Country of Origin : United Kingdom
- Best Sellers Rank: #1,103,920 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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This is like someone got high on weeds and wrote a book.
Something gets stuck on a tree. To retrieve it you start throwing a house, a whale, firengines and what not to the tree and they all get stuck on the tree.
Children needs to be taught stories that appeals to the intelligence and what they can relate to in the real world. Not something that murders the sense of space, proportion and sanity.
Downside though - it gives them an idea to throw things around. I noticed my lil one suddenly throwing things around a lot once I introduced the book.
Also, the quality of the board book is really poor. The pages are old and yellowing, and it’s quality is poor compared to other board books I’ve purchased. The three star is coz of this and not the book !
I was very disappointed with the quality of paper that it's printed on. The paper is too thin for my liking and looks cheap since it's a bit glossy. For such a wonderfully illustrated children's book to be printed on a glossy paper is very disappointing. But I guess that's what you get for less that 250 bucks! Would not recommend book collectors to get this copy.
the price on amazon was also less compared to other sites :)
and to top it all it got delivered in a day!!!!! i hadnt expected such a quick delivery in my wildest dreams :D
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I normally rotate the several books I read to him, but today he greeted me at his house with: “Did you bring the ‘Stuck’ book because I want to read it every day forever?” Up to now his favourite funny books have been the ‘Dinosaurs in the Supermarket / School’, but his reaction to ‘Stuck’ has far exceeded those.
Oliver Jeffers has written wonderful books, but I wish he would write at least one more as humorous as this one.
This story is particularly quirky. It tells the story of a boy who gets his kite stuck in a tree and, in order to dislodge it, he throws up bigger and more elaborate things. Without giving away the story, let's just say a whale, some ladders and a neighbours house are involved. Definitely worth reading and treasuring.
My 6 year old thought it was kinda funny but the font was awful to read, maybe it didn't make a difference to him but it did to me.... I am not STUCK with this book on my kindle as unknown to me it wasnt even included on the Unlimited! Was not worth the price!