Leaf by Stephen Michael King
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Leaf
By Stephen Michael King

Leaf

By (author) See other recent books by Stephen Michael King
Format: Hardback

Checking availability...



Leaf by Stephen Michael King

Book Awards

  • Shortlisted for Children's Book Council of Australia Awards: Book of the Year - Early Childhood 2009.

Book Description

A boy who hates having his hair combed discovers an extraordinary side-effect of messy, matted hair when a seed falls on his head and begins to grow. Ages 3+.

Buy Leaf book by Stephen Michael King from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9781741691160
ISBN-10: 1741691168
Format: Hardback
Pages: 64
Imprint: Scholastic Australia
Publisher: Scholastic Australia
Publish Date: 1-May-2008
Country of Publication: Australia

Other Editions...


Customers who bought this also bought...


Books By Author Stephen Michael King

Trouble and the Missing Cat by Stephen Michael King Trouble and the Missing Cat, Paperback (July 2016)

Trouble is in trouble at Georgias school. He has been banned from coming any more. He did a vertical landing in the playground and broke all the asphalt, and there are those burn marks on the oval! And then Georgia has to solve the mystery of Mrs Jones missing cat, Tibbles.

Snail and Turtle Rainy Days by Stephen Michael King Snail and Turtle Rainy Days, Hardback (July 2016)

It's a rainy day and Turtle loves to splish, splosh, splash through the puddles. 'Good morning, Snail!' he cries. But Snail doesn't feel like coming out of his shell. Turtle waits patiently and creates a beautiful shelter for his friend from the rainy days. Maybe Snail and the sun will come out tomorrow...

» View all books by Stephen Michael King

Reviews

US Kirkus Review » A curious, curiously subversive and very pretty wordless Australian import. A mop-headed child faces a momlike figure with scissors in her hands - definitely time for a haircut. The child, however, has other ideas and runs out to frolic in the grass with an equally bouncy puppy. A bird drops a seed, which begins to grow in the child's hair. But the little plant wilts! An umbrella keeps the sun off, then child and pup try to water it (the bedtime shower works best). Nightmares cause the child to submit to shearing, however, after which pup and child plant the sapling. It grows. So do the kid and the puppy, and the end finds a bird dropping a seed on the dog's offspring's head and... The resolutely genderless depiction of the child may have some readers gasping at the end and going back to the beginning - not a bad outcome at all. Wonderful squiggly line, patches of green and brown, gold and blue and fabulous use of negative white space make this a joy to reread. (Picture book. 5-9) (Kirkus Reviews)


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Leaf book by Stephen Michael King and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Stephen Michael King close
Fizz and the Handbag Dognapper: Fizz 4 by Stephen Michael King
Trouble and the Missing Cat by Stephen Michael King
Snail and Turtle Rainy Days by Stephen Michael King
Fizz and the Show Dog Jewel Thief: Fizz 3 by Stephen Michael King
Fizz and the Police Dog Tryouts: Fizz 1 by Stephen Michael King
Fizz and the Dog Academy Rescue: Fizz 2 by Stephen Michael King
Man Who Loved Boxes 21st Anniversary Edition by Stephen Michael King
Pocket Dogs and the Lost Kitten by Stephen Michael King
Snail and Turtle are Friends by Stephen Michael King
Scary Night by Stephen Michael King
My Dad is a Giraffe by Stephen Michael King
Tender Moments of Saffron Silk by Stephen Michael King
Mutt Dog by Stephen Michael King
Applesauce and the Christmas Miracle by Stephen Michael King
One Night by Stephen Michael King
Plum Puddings and Paper Moons by Stephen Michael King
Scary Night by Stephen Michael King
All the Colours of Paradise by Stephen Michael King
Duck and the Darklings by Stephen Michael King
Snail and Turtle are Friends by Stephen Michael King
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close