Du Iz Tak? (E. B. White Read-Aloud Award. Picture Books)
- Publish Date: 2016-10-18
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Carson Ellis
A 2017 Caldecott Honor Book
The creator of Home turns a droll eye to the natural world, with gorgeous art and a playful invented language.
Du iz tak? What is that? As a tiny shoot unfurls, two damselflies peer at it in wonder. When the plant grows taller and sprouts leaves, some young beetles arrive to gander, and soonâwith the help of a pill bug named Ickyâthey wrangle a ladder and build a tree fort. But this is the wild world, after all, and something horrible is waiting to swoop downâbooby voobeck!âonly to be carried off in turn. Su! With exquisitely detailed illustrations and tragicomic flair, Carson Ellis invites readers to imagine the dramatic possibilities to be found in even the humblest backyard. Su!