One Day in the Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Tree

h1 June 30th, 2016 by jules

“Down, down slid the snake from the leaves of the tree and gobbled up the boy with his whirly-twirly toy, one day in the eucalyptus, eucalyptus tree.”
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I’ve got a few spreads today from Daniel Bernstrom’s One Day in the Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Tree (Katherine Tegen/HarperCollins, May 2016) as a follow-up to my chat with Daniel at Kirkus last week.

The book was illustrated by Brendan Wenzel.


“‘Oh surely, very surely, Mr. Snake,’ said the boy, ‘there is room.
Still more room. So much more to enjoy! …'”

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“Gurgle-gurgle came a blurble from that belly deep and full. …”
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ONE DAY IN THE EUCALYPTUS, EUCALYPTUS TREE. Copyright © 2016 Daniel Bernstrom. Illustrations © 2016 Brendan Wenzel. Spreads here used by permission of the publisher, Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, New York.

2 comments to “One Day in the Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus Tree

  1. I LOVE Brenan’s creatures so much!! I first discovered his work in Some Bugs! I cannot wait for They All Saw a Cat & Some Pets–that looks adorable too.

    Thanks, Jules 🙂

  2. […] …”(Click to enlarge spread)   Because I’ve got a review over at BookPage of Brendan Wenzel’s They All Saw a Cat (Chronicle, August 2016), I’m sharing some spreads from it today. Here is […]

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