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What Mess?

By Tom Lichtenheld (Trade Paperback, 2012)
Previously published in hardcover with the title "What's With This Room?"

Why is this room such a mess all the time?
What's with that smell, and what's with the grime?

What Mess? is a hilarious conversation between a boy and his parents about a room that's such a disaster zone, he'd have to clean it just to call it a mess.
  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Format: Trade Paperback

    • Price: $6.99 US/$7.99 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316201230

    • On Sale Date: 10/09/2012

    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    • Imprint: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    Formats Available: Trade Paperback, Electronic Book

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Previously published in hardcover with the title "What's With This Room?"

Why is this room such a mess all the time?
What's with that smell, and what's with the grime?

What Mess? is a hilarious conversation between a boy and his parents about a room that's such a disaster zone, he'd have to clean it just to call it a mess.

Tom Lichtenheld is the author and illustrator of What Are You So Grumpy About? and the illustrator of the New York Times bestselling book Shark vs. Train, which was a Publishers Weekly, Kirkus, School Library Journal, and Washington Post Best Children's Book of the Year. He lives in Illinois with his wife.
  • "The rhyming text is full of humor that will appeal to kids...Bright and busy illustrations bring the amazingly messy room to life." (Kirkus).

  • "[A] romp through the messiest mess since the Cat in the Hat came to visit." (School Library Journal).

  • Praise for Shark vs. Train:
    * "This is a genius concept." (Publishers Weekly, starred review).

  • * "Lichtenheld's snarling shark and grimacing train are definitely ready for a fight, and his scenarios gleefully play up the absurdity. The combatants' expressions are priceless when they lose. A glum train in smoky dejection, or a bewildered, crestfallen shark? It's hard to choose; both are winners." (Kirkus, starred review).

  • Praise for Duck! Rabbit!:
    Time Magazine Top 10 Children's Book
    ALA Notable Children's Book
    Publisher's Weekly Best Children's Books of the Year

    * "How cute is this? Really, really cute." (Booklist, starred review).

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Product Details

What Mess?
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Price: $6.99 US/$7.99 CAN
  • Pages: 40
  • Physical Dimensions: 9-3/4" x 9-3/4"
  • ISBN-13: 9780316201230
  • On Sale Date: 10/09/2012
What Mess?