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Don't Step on the Crack!

3.32  ·  Rating Details  ·  19 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
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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Sara Lemonade
Jun 15, 2015 Sara Lemonade rated it liked it
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.
Sandee
Sep 30, 2015 Sandee rated it liked it
The kids liked this book because they are currently obsessed with the game. I found the book to be a bit weird--so maybe I am too grown up for it. We liked the illustrations though.
Jessica Jernigan
Apr 14, 2015 Jessica Jernigan rated it did not like it
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this book was not well written and a little scary for a children's book. my daughter enjoys the scary books usually but the author and illustrations took this a bit far.
Cindy
Apr 17, 2015 Cindy rated it liked it
Quite funny I should say.
Dee-Ann
read at library to my sons special needs class. it was a favourite with the other kids in my sons class, but did not grab my son's attention.
Mckinley
Jan 24, 2014 Mckinley rated it it was ok
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Yes we've done it as a child. I think this book goes too far. The boy is afraid to move by the end.
Heather
Aug 22, 2010 Heather rated it really liked it
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Funny stuff! It was a good reminder of just how silly some superstitions can be.
Christina
Jan 02, 2009 Christina rated it it was amazing
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We absolutly love this one at our house.
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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 ...more
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