The Greedy Python (Book and CD)

The Greedy Python (Book and CD)

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A snake is too greedy for his own good in this book and CD package illustrated by children’s book legend Eric Carle and narrated by award-winning actor Stanley Tucci.

In this classic picture book from Richard Buckley and Eric Carle that includes a CD with audio narration by Stanley Tucci, a greedy python eats every creature he comes across in the jungle. From a tiny mouse to an enormous elephant, the eaten animals befriend one another in the belly of the snake, where they team up and kick the inside of the python until he spits them out.

This humorous tale about manners, respect, and friendship will delight readers—and listeners!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781481419598
Publisher: Little Simon
Publication date: 05/19/2015
Series: World of Eric Carle Series
Edition description: Book and CD
Pages: 24
Sales rank: 551,910
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 11.25(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range: 3 - 6 Years

About the Author

Richard Buckley is a much-traveled English writer of both prose and poetry. He has lived in New York, Paris, and London, but his present home is in Cheltenham, England, where he has lived for the past thirty years, bringing up two sons with his wife (and muse) Elfie. His books for children include The Dutiful Penguin, The Foolish Tortoise (with Eric Carle), The Greedy Python (with Eric Carle), and The Bird Who Couldn’t Fly (with Alex Williams).

Eric Carle is an internationally bestselling and award-winning author and illustrator of more than seventy books for very young children, including The Tiny Seed, Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me, and his most well-known title, The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Born in Syracuse, New York, Eric Carle moved to Germany with his parents when he was six years old. He studied at the prestigious art school, the Akademie der Bildenden Künste, in Stuttgart, before returning to the United States, where he worked as a graphic designer for The New York Times and later as art director for an advertising agency. The Very Hungry Caterpillar, now considered a modern classic, has sold nearly fifty million copies and has been translated into sixty-five languages. With his late wife, Barbara, Eric Carle cofounded The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Massachusetts in 2002. Eric Carle lives in the Florida Keys.

Academy Award–nominee Stanley Tucci is an Emmy and Golden Globe Award–winning actor who has also been nominated for a Tony and a Grammy, among countless other critical and professional accolades. He has appeared in more than fifty films, including The Lovely Bones, Julie & Julia, The Devil Wears Prada, The Terminal, Road to Perdition, The Hunger Games films, and more than a dozen plays both on and off Broadway.

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Greedy Python 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
libramom More than 1 year ago
I used this for years in class....alas this is not any larger than the other non big book copies. Not even as big as a standard picture book sadly. On a positive note it is great to be able to recommend it again as it is back in print.Please consider releasing the larger editions for those that are teaching.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
The Greedy Python By Richard Buckley This is a very funny book. My partner and I think the colorful pictures are made of crayons. The character in this book is a very hungry snake. The story takes place in a deep jungle. The character in this story is a handsome snake. If you noticed they put a few rhyming words on each page. If you like handsome snakes, hungry snakes, jungles, and food you will like this book Your Friends: Jamea Reynolds and Christopher Williams