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Snappsy the alligator : did not ask to be in this book!

by Falatko, Julie,

Format: Print Book 2016
Availability: Available at 35 Libraries 36 of 46 copies
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Summary
Snappsy the alligator is having a normal daywhen a pesky narrator steps in to spice up the story.Is Snappsy reading a book . . . or is he making crafty plans? Is Snappsy on his way to the grocery store . . . or is he prowling the forest for defenseless birds and fuzzy bunnies? Is Snappsy innocently shopping for a party . . . or is he obsessed with snack foods that start with the letter P? What's the truth?

Snappsy the Alligator (Did Not Ask to Be in This Book) is an irreverent look at storytelling, friendship, and creative differences, perfect for fans of Mo Willems.

Praise for Snappsy the Alligator (Did Not Ask to Be in This Book)-
'This is the first book for both Falatko and Miller, and it's an excellent one-Falatko's writing nimbly zigs and zags around Miller's bold, goofy cartoons.' Publishers Weekly ,Starred Review!

'More than merely meta, Snappsy is clearly a book, if not a protagonist, with bite.' Kirkus Reviews , Starred Review!

'If a pesky narrator did thatto Me, I'd bite 'em right on the-*Ahem* Great job with your creative conflict resolution, Snappsy!' Ame Dyckman, New York Times bestselling author of Wolfie the Bunny and Boy + Bot

'Adam Rex didn't ask to be on this book either. But despite being a mean man who generally dislikes debut authors he is a fan of Snappsy the Alligator.' Adam Rex, author of Frankenstein Makes a Sandwich and Moonday

'Modern storytelling that never compromises, page after hilarious page.' Bob Shea, author of Dinosaur vs. Bedtime and Cheetah Can't Lose
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "*Starred Review* If only Snappsy the alligator could write his own book! Instead, a narrator is telling the story all wrong. Snappsy's just hungry not draggy and baggy. Why is this rude narrator trying to make it seem like I need a nap? the alligator complains. In spite of ongoing protests, the narrator continues to distort Snappsy's intentions for example, making him out to be a vicious predator when all he wants to do is shop for groceries. Oh, you are really cheesing me off, Snappsy snaps, putting a No Narrators Allowed! sign on his front door. When the narrator insists that the story is boring now, Snappsy feels pressured into throwing a party, since no amount of arguing will make the persistent narrator quit with the passive-aggressiveness. And lo and behold, such good fun is had by all that the narrator (revealed to be little brown turkey) asks herself over and concludes with one last bit of hopeful narration: They were really looking forward to Snappsy throwing parties like this every week. Falatko's debut picture book is a truly laugh-out-loud, mischievous romp, made gleefully goofier by Miller's straitlaced, deadpan animal characters. Don't dismiss this as fluff, either, for there are clever undertones about the pitfalls of exaggeration, misrepresentation, even appropriation. Well, that's Snappsy for you always up to something.--Hong, Terry Copyright 2015 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Publisher's Weekly Review: "As the title makes clear, Snappsy, a skinny alligator who wears a pink tie, is not a happy camper. He is being trailed by an unseen narrator who alternates between drumming up drama (at one point accusing Snappsy of liking to "eat tiny, defenseless birds and soft, fuzzy bunnies," even when it's clear that mild-mannered Snappsy shops at the supermarket like everyone else) and falling down on the job. "You're just describing what you see in the illustrations," points out Snappsy. So who is this narrator, and what does she/he/it want? Meta-stories often have sour undertones-the joke is ultimately on somebody-but not this one. Snappsy is both highly civilized (he dons a fez while reading) and nobody's fool, and the motivation of the narrator, when finally revealed, is almost touching. This is the first book for both Falatko and Miller, and it's an excellent one-Falakto's writing nimbly zigs and zags around Miller's bold, goofy cartoons. Ages 4-8. Author's agent: Danielle Smith, Red Fox Literary. Illustrator's agent: Erica Rand Silverman, Sterling Lord Literistic. (Feb.) © Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Subjects Alligators -- Juvenile fiction.
Storytellers -- Juvenile fiction.
Storytelling -- Juvenile fiction.
Books and reading -- Juvenile fiction.
Alligators -- Fiction.
Storytellers -- Fiction.
Storytelling -- Fiction.
Books and reading -- Fiction.
Humorous stories.
Humorous fiction.
Publisher New York, New York :2016
Contributors Miller, Tim, 1972- illustrator.
Audience Ages 4-8.
Language English
Description 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
ISBN 9780451469458
0451469453
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