A hilariously anarchic tale from the inimitable Andy Stanton, author of Mr Gum, and much loved illustrator Neal Layton.
Can a boy drink the sea? Surely it's impossible! But Danny McGee does just that - and now he has his sights on other things. Soon he's swallowing trees, flies, fleas, peas, mountains ... where will it end?!
Andy Stanton has won a string of awards for his Mr Gum books, including the Red House Children's Book Award, the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, and the Blue Peter Book Award for Best Book With Pictures.
Neal Layton is the multi-award-winning illustrator of the Emily Brown books.
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Number of pages: 32
Weight: 214 g
Dimensions: 268 x 262 x 2 mm
We loved this rhyming slice of brilliant silliness and surreality. Andy (Mr Gum) Stanton and Neal Layton have teamed up to fabulous effect, creating a future read-aloud classic. -- Phil May * Read it Daddy *
This is a picture book to delight readers young - and old, and deserves to become a staple of storytime, whether in the classroom or at bedtime. * Books for Keeps *
Unstoppable anarchic fun in Danny McGee Drinks the Sea (Hodder), from Andy "Mr Gum" Stanton, and boasting Neal Layton's splendid wild-haired illustrations....Full of playful, boomeranging, sometimes unnerving rhymes and a brilliantly disconcerting twist * Theguardian.com *
...combining comic cartoon and photo-collage, is an unforgettable nonsense tale that will be requested over and over. * Red Reading Hub *
Andy stanton, with brilliant illustrator Neal Layton, has created a humorous rhyming tale that's ... great fun ... full of Stanton's surreal silliness * Ham & High *
This is a classic pairing of author and illustrator and one of the funniest picture book ever written and drawn * Book Trust *
This is a great story for shared reading as the rhythm of the dialogue carries the reader through each fantastic meal to the conclusion of the dare * School Librarian *