After hearing Uncle Ziti's unbelievable story about a snake and a frog, brothers Mac and Mac are captivated by the idea of doing something impossible so that perhaps one day people will tell tales about their amazing feats.
Do you want to be famous? Mac and Mac do. How? By doing the impossible! You'll laugh out loud at the funny adventures in this comic-style book.
First they decide to walk around the world. But when Mom says it's too far for them to go, they decide to count the stars. They reach a bazillion when they see that some of the stars have fallen into Mom's washtub.
Mac and Mac rescue the fallen stars, but then lose count. They decide to count grains of sand instead.
Then . . . while counting grains of sand, they realize THEY'VE WALKED AROUND THE WORLD!!!
This sixth book in the Noodleheads
graphic novel series is perfect for comic fans and reluctant readers. Short chapters--full of wordplay, jokes, and slapstick humor--follow Mac and Mac through their funny adventures. It is co-written and illustrated by Tedd Arnold, known for his popular Fly Guy
Based on traditional world folktales and stories of fools, the Noodleheads
encourage critical thinking. They invite readers to use their noodles to spot holes in the brothers' grand plans.
Source notes by co-authors Martha Hamilton and Mitch Weiss, professional storytellers known as Beauty and the Beast, provide information about the traditional stories that inspired Mac and Mac's mishaps and give suggestions for further reading.
This easy-to-read series, including the Geisel Honor book Noodleheads See the Future
, is an accessible introduction to stories of fools, and a great next read for fans of the Fly Guy
books. A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection