Other books byEric A. Kimmel
The Gingerbread Man
Convinced that he can outrun any danger, the freshly-baked gingerbread man fails to appreciate that a very fast runner is no match for a very sly fox.
Anansi Goes Fishing
Anansi the spider plans to trick Turtle into catching a fish for his dinner, but Turtle proves to be smarter and ends up with a free meal. Explains the origin of spider webs.
I Took My Frog to the Library
When Bridgett brings her pets to the library, the hyena laughs so loudly nobody can hear the story, the giraffe tries to read over everybody's shoulder, and the frog jumps onto the checkout desk, scaring the librarian. But it's the well-behaved elephant who causes the biggest problems of all! Full-color throughout.
A Spotlight for Harry
The story of young Harry Houdini, the world’s greatest escape artist! Harry Weiss—later known by his stage name, Harry Houdini—and his brother, Dash, are enthralled when the circus comes to their Wisconsin town. Harry loves all the acts, but his favorites are the tightrope and the amazing trick where a man hangs from a rope with his teeth! Harry and Dash decide to try circus tricks in a nearby barn, and although Harry’s headstrong determination leads him and his brother into trouble, it also opens up a whole new world for him—a world of performance that later becomes his life’s passion. In this evocative story, Eric Kimmel tells how Harry Houdini discovered his love for performing in a small Wisconsin town. From the Hardcover edition.