The Fearsome, Frightening, Ferocious Box by Frances Watts and David Legge

This week’s shortlisted book is by the same author and illustrator who brought us the fabulous ‘Parsley Rabbit’s Book about Books”…………

fearsome box

At first your eyes will not believe,

Such terrors they can scarce conceive,

But come, look closely; you will see

Horrific creatures just like me.

Open the box, if you dare,

But danger lies within; Beware!

This is a clever, fun, original and visually beautiful book. The grade ones loved the suspense, looking for all of the hidden animals and the very unexpected and funny ending. It is sure to become one of our all time favourites.

After sharing the story we drew pictures of an animal we would like to see hiding in the box….

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