Author(s): Colin McNaughton
This is a hilarious Colin McNaughton picture book with a huge surprise at the end, perfect for reading aloud again and again. Welcome to the noisiest block of flats imaginable! What's that banging, splashing, crashing on the ceiling? It sounds like elephants on pogo sticks...or a sea battle...an alien invasion. But that would be silly. Wouldn't it? Colin McNaughton asks children to imagine what on earth is going on different floors of a tower block. Move up the floors as you turn the pages - and get ready for a big surprise when you reach the top! This is a new edition of this well-loved picture book, with an eye-catching new cover. Children will love poring over Colin McNaughton's hilarious, detailed illustrations. It is packed with unusual, fun-to-say words, and repeated phrases, perfect for reading aloud. It is presented in an unusual format - children will enjoy turning the pages from the bottom of the book, moving up the tower block as they go. It features a pull-out spread at the end, revealing who's really banging on the ceiling!
Since the publication of his first title in 1976, Colin has produced over 70 books, many of which he has both written and illustrated. Colin is renowned as a humorous poet as well as for his storybooks and is recognized as one of Britain's leading author/illustrators. His Walker titles include, Giant, Have You Seen Who's Just Moved In Next Door To Us? We're We're Off to Look for the Aliens, The Aliens Are Coming and Not Last Night But the Night Before and Have You Ever Ever Ever? Colin lives in London, E1.