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Don't Step on the Crack!
When confronted by a crack in the sidewalk, kids of all ages know that you must never ever step on it. And why not? Just what could happen? In this wonderfully zany adventure a little boy finds out that such a fateful step (even if his mother's back is just fine) could lead to all sorts of startling and weird occurrences! And readers who step inside the pages of this splen ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published May 1st 2001 by Dial
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They won't tell you which crack is the crack you shouldn't step on, or if there even is a crack you shouldn't step on. It could be any crack, so don't step on any crack. It could be no crack, but you don't want to chance something bad happening. What could happen? They won't tell you that either; it could be anything. Anything bad. Or it could be nothing.
Growing up in his native England, the young Colin McNaughton had little indication that he would one day become an author-illustrator. There were no books at all in his parents' home, he recalls, but there were always comics. These were his formative literature, and their slapstick humor has been a lasting influence. "I've been talking about the comic format for years," he says. "It's the modern w ...moreMore about Colin McNaughton...