From the creator of Splat! comes more playful, irreverent, kid-empowering fun--with a rhyming twist.
In this buoyant rhyming romp, words have gone mysteriously missing: Who stole Marlow's happy smile, and replaced it with a crocodile? Who swiped Dingle's sneeze--aaaaachooo!--and left a stinky cheese? The thief took Tumble's orange, and switched it with a . . . with a . . . Hey, does anything rhyme with orange? No? Aha! Could this be the rhyming robber's undoing? Guided by bright, clever artwork, kids are empowered to put the final clues together for themselves to solve this silly rhyme crime, then guess at the name-nabber's next sneaky move. Splendid, satisfying, inspiring.
"Rhyming wordplay. . . [and] even more hysterical laughter." --Kirkus
"The creator of Splat! offers more page-turn-based tomfoolery" --Booklist
About the Author
Jon Burgerman is an award-winning artist, creating murals, sculptures, toys, apparel, posters, and picture books Splat! and Rhyme Crime, all with his playful, bright aesthetic. His art is collected worldwide by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and others, and his commercial collaborators include Nike, Puma, Samsung, Pepsi, Coke, Levis, AOL, MTV, and Rip Curl. Jon was born in the UK and currently lives in Brooklyn. He encourages mistakes, experiments, and the unexpected, believing that through playful, creative acts, art can allow people to change their worlds.
“Robbery here comes with rhyming wordplay. . . [and] even more hysterical laughter.” —Kirkus
As he did in Splat!, Burgerman takes a wacky premise and dashes with it—with panache. . . . Will inspire kids to chime in with their own [rhyming] variations. Another spontaneous, wryly subversive offering from Burgerman." —Booklist
“The creator of Splat! offers more page-turn-based tomfoolery” —Booklist