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Stick Man

By Julia Donaldson   Illustrated by Axel Scheffler   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545947893 Hardcover
32 Pages | 8.8" x 10.92" | Ages 4 to 8

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545157612 Hardcover
32 Pages | 9" x 11" | Ages 4 to 8

A new look for a perennial Christmas favourite by the creators of The Gruffalo!

Stick Man lives in the family tree

With his Stick Lady Love and their stick children three.

But one day, Stick Man is carried off by a mischievous dog who wants to play fetch! Things go from bad to worse as Stick Man is carried farther and farther away from home. Lonely and lost, Stick Man wants nothing more than to be home with his family for Christmas. And when he helps Santa Claus out of a bind, he finds the perfect ticket home!

From the creators of Room on the Broom, this perfect read-aloud is now available in a bright, eye-catching holiday edition.

Raves & reviews:

Praise for Stick Man

*"Donaldson’s rhymes never skip a beat, and Scheffler personalizes the many animals, people, and settings in his witty watercolours. This yarn could become a December perennial." —Publishers Weekly, starred review

*"Scheffler’s engaging illustrations, Donaldson’s irresistible rhyming text, and repeated refrains make this a winning read-aloud that will stick around long after the holiday season." —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"[A] happy ending for all, and for all a good night." —Horn Book