by Daniel Bernstrom and Brendan Wenzel
A hungry snake. A beautiful brown boy. What more can a young reader ask for? National Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson
A sneaky snake has no idea that the captives in his belly are planning their escape In the spirit of There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly by Simms Taback, the reader sees a cutaway of the snake s belly and can even guess how the tale ends Classic and contemporary, timeless and fresh, One Day in the Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Tree has a syncopated and rhythmically delightful text perfect for reading aloud.
Daniel Bernstrom's debut picture book is nothing short of splendid, and is accompanied by magical illustrations from rising star, Brendan Wenzel (They All Saw a Cat, Some Pets, Some Bugs, Beastly Babies). It has received three starred reviews and was named one of the best read-alouds of the year.
One Day in the Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Tree
About The Author
Daniel Bernstrom is the author of the picture book One Day in the Eucalyptus Eucalyptus Tree (Harper Collins). Daniel currently works as the Learning Resource Center Coordinator at Minnesota State College — Southeast, where he teaches writing, and tutors students in math, writing, and science. He received his MFA (Master of Fine Arts) in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Hamline University. While attending Hamline, he studied under great writers such as national book honor winner E. Lockhart, picture book great Phyllis Root, Caldecott Award Winner Jacqueline Briggs Martin, Kate DiCammillo’s writing teacher and Minnesota Book Award Winner Jane Resh Thomas, and two time Newbury Honor Winner Gary Schmidt. He lives in Red Wing, Minnesota with his wife Heather, daughter LaVonne, and sons Grace and Haven.
Publish Date: May 2016
Page Count: 32
Reading Level: Ages 4-8
- Juvenile Fiction > Fairy Tales & Folklore - General - Animals
- Jungle Animals - Humorous Stories