Don't Step on the Crack!

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Dial Books for Young Readers, 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
When confronted by a crack in the sidewalk, kids of all ages know that you must never ever step on it. And why not? Just what could happen? In this wonderfully zany adventure a little boy finds out that such a fateful step (even if his mother's back is just fine) could lead to all sorts of startling and weird occurrences! And readers who step inside the pages of this splendidly wacky "what if" story may discover that there really is something to those silly old sayings after all!

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User Review  - aehunter - LibraryThing

DON'T STEP ON THE CRACK!, is a very clever and new view on an old superstition. Throughout the book we follow a nameless young boy as he questions if his town is the one where you cannot step on ... Read full review

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User Review  - LauraMcQueen - LibraryThing

I really liked this story. It gave a new spin to something we all grew up with. It also was very humorous and students would like it as well. This would be a fun book. to read a loud because of all of the yelling and voice raising the reader gets to do. Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Colin McNaughton was born on May 1, 1951 in Britain. He is the writer and illustrator of over 70 children's books. He studied graphic design at the Central School of Art and Design in London. He then went on to earn his MA in illustration at the Royal College of Art which is when he published his firat book. His picture books have comic -strip techniques that make them unique. McNaughton's books include the Preston Pig series: Suddenly!, Boo!, Clops!, Goal!, Hmm... and Shh (Don't Tell Mister Wolf!) all of which feature Preston Pig and his clever escapes from Mr Wolf. A TV series was later developed from these books. One of his notable books is, There's an Awful Lot of Weirdos in Our Neighbourhood, which is a collection of poetry written with Allan Ahlberg.

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