If All the Animals Came Inside

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Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, Apr 17, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
23 Reviews
The walls would tremble. The dishes would break.
Oh, what a terrible mess we would make!

If all the animals came inside, bears would run down the stairs, kangaroos would bounce on the couch, and hippos would play hide-and-seek through the halls! Join one family's wild romp as animals of all shapes and sizes burst through the front door and make themselves right at home.

Extraordinary collage artwork from beloved illustrator Marc Brown (Arthur series) pairs with Eric Pinder's hilarious rhyming verse to make this the perfect book to read aloud again and again.


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Fun rhyming story with appealing illustrations. - LibraryThing
The text is silly, and so are the pictures. - Goodreads
The pictures are amazing and the story is cute. - Goodreads
The illustrations are brilliant. - Goodreads
The pictures are a lot of fun too. - Goodreads
I enjoyed the illustrations and the rhyming. - Goodreads

Review: If All the Animals Came Inside

User Review  - Kathy Cowley - Goodreads

This is one of the best picture books I've read in the last few years. What happens when all the animals come inside? At first the kids have a lot of fun and enjoy helping the animals demolish the ... Read full review

Review: If All the Animals Came Inside

User Review  - Andy - Goodreads

Another fun rhyming story exploring the consequences of all the animals coming inside the house. Like a less accomplished Wolves in the Wall. The art is a charming collage effect combining painting ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Marc Brown is the creator of the bestselling Arthur Adventure book series and creative producer of the number-one children's PBS television series, Arthur. He has also illustrated many other books for children, including Wild About Books and Dancing Feet!. Marc lives with his family in Tisbury, Martha's Vineyard.

Eric Pinder is the author of the non-fiction picture book Cat in the Clouds, published by The History Press in May 2009. He has also written a number of books for adults, and has been published in national magazines, including Slate and Newsday. Eric teaches at Chester College of New England and has an MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts.

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