Age > 4
Kornej Chukovsky (St. Petersburg, March 31, 1882 - Moscow, October 28, 1969) was a Russian poet, translator and literary critic, known above all as an author for verse tales for children. For his catchy rhythms, imaginative rhymes and absurd characters he has been compared to the American author for children Dr. Seuss. Arianna Papini is a writer, illustrator, painter and art therapist. She studied art and architecture and was editorial and art director. She is active in promoting children read...
Drin drin. The phone rings and rings and rings! Drin drin. It never stops ringing. Incoming requests and more requests from his animal friends: the dove wants gloves, the crocodile asks for delicious shoes to eat! And the monkey, the bear, the stork, the pig... everyone is looking for the most absurd things. No hope for peace except, exhausted, going to the rescue of a hippo stuck in the mud. A bright and rhythmic nonsense poem full of colors, written by one of the authors most loved by Russian children. The high visual energy perfectly interacts with the rebellious movement of the text.