Book or Bell?

Illustrated by Ashley Spires

Kirkus Reviews: "A zany, rollicking story with hilarious illustrations."

School Library Journal: "Told with uproarious humor and illustrated with energetic, detail-packed illustrations featuring a multicultural cast..."


The first page has Henry hooked.

The second page has him captivated.

The third page . . .


. . . will have to wait.

That is, unless Henry ignores the bell, stays put, and keeps on reading the most awesome book.

By not springing up with the ringing of the bell, Henry sets off a chain reaction unlike anything his school or town has ever seen. Luckily, Mayor Wise, Governor Bright, and Senator Brilliant know exactly what the situation calls for:

A louder bell. MUCH louder.

With this hilarious, high-energy satire from bestselling author Chris Barton and illustrator Ashley Spires, readers will be cheering louder still as one of their own continues to just stay put.

40 pages
Ages 4-8
Bloomsbury Children's Books
ISBN: 9781681197296

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