"The Wily woman eludes the thief and then leads him into an eerie swamp where this curious adventure takes a surprising and laughable turn".--Publishers Weekly. A Caldecott Honor Book. An ALA Notable Children's Book. A Booklist Editors' Choice. Winner of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award. Full color."The Wily woman eludes the thief and then leads him into an eerie swamp where this curious adventure takes a surprising and laughable turn".--Publishers Weekly. A Caldecott Honor Book. An ALA Notable Children's Book. A Booklist Editors' Choice. Winner of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award. Full color.Read Less
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My wife told me about this book when we first started dating. She told me that the Strawberry Snatcher was scary but the story was excellent. So I finally bought it for her for a Mother's Day gift. Since then our son has claimed the book as his own and the fit ensues if he does not get "read" Strawberry Snatcher on a nightly basis. This is the edition of the story without the words.
Molly Bang's artwork, though decidedly Southern in origin still draw upon the collective unconscious of the long-nosed snatcher archetype. The Strawberry Snatcher could be from any culture, Southern, Western, Norwegian, and so forth. He is the one who wants something that the Gray Lady, almost an every-person has: the strawberries.
Through chase and escape he persues his quarry, never really regarding the Gray Lady, just the strawberries she carries.
This story is sweet and scarry and cool all at the same time. Children of all ages will enjoy this book and find their own storytelling ability to see pictures without words.
Publishers Weekly, 1996-05-27 A grandmotherly woman, depicted mostly in negative space, outwits a persistent blue imp. PW described the Caldecott Honor book as "extraordinary.... [The] illustrations are unparalleled in effects." Ages 4-8. (May) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved
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