A new Andersen Press paperback edition of a best-selling picture book that provides a hilarious alternative view of families, by the exceptional picture book partnership of Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross.
Today we are going to learn about Earth families. An Earth family is a collection of Earthlings who belong to each other whether they like it or not.'Dr Xargle, the great, green alien school teacher is now attempting the hot topic of Earth relations, and his views are as refreshing, remarkable, and idiosyncratic as ever! Brother Earthlets are 'Bother Earthlets', smelly, sticky and dangerous, while Sister Earthlets, 'Sulker Earthlets', are shy, sneaky and give piercing shrieks. It's Earth, folks, and oh, how we know it!
Jeanne Willis is one of our best-loved authors of children's books, and also writes for television and video companies. She has two young children. Tony Ross has been highly acclaimed and is in great demand as a children's book illustrator. His books are published all over the world. He lives in Cheshire.
Great fun to read aloud or for children to read on their own!,Hilarious lessons on human behaviour.