Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Engelbert Sneem and his Dream Vacuum Cleaner by Daniel Postgate (Meadowside Children's Books)
Posted by ReadItDaddy at 9:30 AM Labels: Daniel Postgate, Engelbert Sneem and his Dream Vacuum Cleaner, Meadowside Children's Books
Engelbert Sneem and his Dream Vacuum Cleaner
Written and Illustrated by
Published by Meadowside Children's Books
What a strange character is Engelber Sneem! A talent, a dancing prancing inventor but with a dark secret - He covets your dreams and mine!
Daniel Postgate's crazy creative character is the star of this dark tale of the invention of a strange machine designed to harvest our innermost thoughts while we sleep. We couldn't wait to see if Engelbert would get away with his terrible plan - which backfires quite spectacularly! Will Engelbert Sneem ever learn his lesson?
It's a fun and original romp for sure!
Charlotte's best bit: The sneaky Engelbert getting his comeuppance in quite spectacular style
Daddy's Favourite bit: We love an odd book that squeals originality from every page and this sure does that!
(Borrowed for review from Abingdon's excellent library)
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