The Beastly Feast

Bruce Goldstone with pictures by Blair Lent

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The beasts are having a feast. Animals from everywhere are bringing their favorite foods to a picnic. Young readers will love identifying each creature and guessing what tasty treat they have to share. "Bears bring pears . . . parrots bring carrots . . ." What will the antelope bring?

Blair Lent, Caldecott Honor and Medal recipient, has created unique, texture-filled illustrations for this irresistible, rhyming poem. Mr. Lent's eye-catching art, combined with a story that is perfect for reading aloud, make The Beastly Feast an ideal and amusing introduction to animals and food.

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Praise for The Beastly Feast

"A veritable banquet of vibrant images and jocular rhymes awaits readers in this irresistible picture book . . . --Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Joyous prints and cut-outs use color . . . and shapes, but there are also elements of storytelling not mentioned in the text." --Kirkus Reviews

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About the Author

Bruce Goldstone with pictures by Blair Lent

Bruce Goldstone is the author of several books, including 100 Ways to Celebrate 100 Days, Great Estimations, and Greater Estimations. He has worked in educational publishing for nearly twenty years. Growing up in Ohio, Bruce fell in love with reading and the magic of words, and even back then he knew he wanted to be a writer. Books have always been an important part of his life, from buying used paperbacks to his first job, shelving books as a library page. He now lives in New York City with a plethora of pets including one dog, three parakeets, and an aquarium.
Blair Lent received the Caldecott Medal for The Funny Little Woman by Arlene Mosel. He has also received three Caldecott Honors. He is the illustrator of Ms. Mosel's Tikki Tikki Tembo, a bestseller since its publication in 1968. Blair Lent lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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The Beastly Feast
Bruce Goldstone with pictures by Blair Lent


Parents' Choice Honor Books, IRA-CBC Children's Choices

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Trade Paperback
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July 2001
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780805067095
ISBN10: 0805067094
Picture Book
11 x 9 inches, 32 pages, Full-color illustrations throughout
Age Range: 3 to 5
Grade Range: p to k Information for Librarians

Information for Librarians

Lexile: AD370L
AR Quiz Number: 44903 EN
AR Book Level: 2.9
AR Points: 0.5


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