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Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!

Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!

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Tippy, tippy, tippy, Pat
That's the sound three hungry bunnies make when the sun goes down and the moon comes up and Mr. McGreely's garden smells yum, yum, yummy. While he's dreaming of his mouth-watering carrots, the bunnies are diving over fences and swimming trenches to get the veggies first
Hammer, hammer, hammer, Saw
That's the sound Mr. McGreely makes when the sun comes up and the moon goes down and he sees what those twitch-whiskers have done....Nibbled leaves Empty stalks Mr. McGreely will build something bigger and better, sure to keep even pesky puff-tails away.
Children will cheer for the bunnies -- or for Mr. McGreely -- as they delight in Candace Fleming's clever sound effects and G. Brian Karas's vibrant, funny illustrations.

Author: G. Brian Karas, Candace Fleming
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Published: 01/01/2002
Pages: 32
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 0.91lbs
Size: 10.72h x 9.02w x 0.45d
ISBN: 9780689831522
Audience: Ages 4-8

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 2.4
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 52574 / Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!

Award: Buckeye Children's Book Award - Winner
Award: North Carolina Children's Book Award - Nominee
Award: Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award - Nominee
Award: South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award - Nominee
Award: Monarch Award - Nominee
Award: Keystone to Reading Book Award - Nominee
Award: Black-Eyed Susan Award - Nominee
Award: Grand Canyon Reader Award - Winner
Award: California Young Reader Medal - Winner

Review Citation(s):
Kirkus Review - Children 11/01/2001 pg. 1548
Publishers Weekly 12/10/2001 pg. 69
Booklist 01/01/2002 pg. 851
BookPage 03/01/2002 pg. 28
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 03/01/2002 pg. 239
School Library Journal 02/01/2002 pg. 100
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2002 pg. 327 - Recommended, Satisfactory
ALA Notable Children's Books 03/15/2003 pg. 1297
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2002 pg. 327 - Recommended, Satisfactory

About the Author
G. Brian Karas has illustrated many children's books, including Muncha! Muncha! Muncha! And Tippy-Tippy-Tippy, Hide! by Candace Fleming; Incredible Me by Kathi Appelt; the High-Rise Private Eyes series by Cynthia Rylant; and Ivan by Catherine Applegate, which was a New York Times bestseller. His books have been named ALA Notables, Booklist Editor Choices, SLJ Best Books, and Boston Globe Horn Book Honor books. He lives in upstate New York. Visit him online at

Candace Fleming is the acclaimed author of numerous books for children, including the Bulldozer books; Ben Franklin's Almanac, an ALA Notable Book and an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, as well as Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!, Gabriella's Song, and When Agnes Caws, all ALA Notable Books. She lives in a suburb of Chicago.
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