A wild adventure that turns every reader into a story teller.
Originally published over 15 years ago, this is one of Alison Lester's funniest and most loved books. Full of Lester's quirkily humour and gorgeous illustrations, Yikes! Is back by popular demand in a smaller format for younger readers.
Each hilarious scene takes the reader on a crazy adventure packed with eccentric, larget-than-life characters with full colour illustrations that brings the story to life.
Choose a character and join in the adventure, you never know where you might end up! A fun action packed adventure for ages 4-7.
When things go wrong
on a Stormy Night at Sea,
in the Wild West,
under the Big Top,
in the Frozen North,
in a Transylvanian Castle,
beyond the Milky Way,
in a Steaming Jungle...
who would you be?
Choose a character, then turn the page and find out what happens to you and everyone else in Alison Lester's exciting book of wild adventures.
Praise for Alison Lester
'Lester's illustrations and words capture the richness and wonder of being a child, and kids will love the enchanting scenarios she creates."- Weekend Herald
'A clever blend of magic and reality that will encourage sea-dreams'- The Guardian
Bonnie and Sam
'This story will delight young horse lovers everywhere...'- Bookseller + Publisher
'There are thousands of horsey books out there, but this is one of the best. The story is sprightly, the characters are loveable
'- Sunday Age
'Lester writes well, what she knows. The illustrations add beauty to a poignant story that speaks of the characters of horses as well as those of people.' - Good Reading.
Alison Lester is the well-known creator of many popular and award-winning children's books, many of which reflect her own country childhood. The Snow Pony was shortlisted both for YABBA and KOALA awards, reflecting its popularity with young readers of horse stories. The Quicksand Pony was shortlisted for the National Children's Award, Festival Awards for Literature, in 1998 and in 1999 was the winner of the WA Young Readers Awards. Her picture book Are We There Yet? was the winner of the 2005 CBC Book of the Year- Picture Book award.
Allen and Unwin
Author: Alison Lester