Mervin the sloth is about to do the best thing in the world

by Colleen A. F. Venable

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers in New York, NY

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Animals,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Friendship,
  • Sloths

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Mervin the Sloth is about to do the best thing in the world. Can you guess what it is? Flying! says the bird. Gazelling! says the gazelle. Digging! says the prairie dog. Hurry up, Mervin! But Mervin moves so slowly. Are you patient enough to wait? No? Turn the page!

Edition Notes

Statementby Colleen AF Venable ; illustrated by Ruth Chan
ContributionsChan, Ruth, 1980- ill
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27214422M
ISBN 100062338471
ISBN 109780062338471
OCLC/WorldCa1001916712

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What is Mervin about to do. It doesn’t take long for all of Mervin’s exuberant animal friends to barge in with their own ideas. Flying. MERVIN THE SLOTH IS ABOUT TO DO THE BEST THING IN THE WORLD GREENWILLOW () Mervin the Sloth is just standing there quietly when giant letters drop onto the page: “Mervin the Sloth is about to do the best thing in the world.”.

In this follow-up to their earlier picture-book collaboration, Mervin the Sloth Is About to Do the Best Thing in the World, author Colleen A.F.

Venable and illustrator Ruth Chan turn to Mervin's friend Amy, a red panda whom, the brief narrative informs us, is writing the best story in the unately for her, all of her friends have ideas about what her story should include, and who /5(17).

A companion to Mervin the Sloth Is About to Do the Best Thing in the World, this funny-bone-tickling picture book brings back a cast of zany, irresistible animal friends and an inventive, playful format.

Title: Mervin the Sloth Is About to Do the Best Thing in the World Format: Hardcover Product dimensions: 40 pages, 9 X 11 X in Shipping dimensions: 40 pages, 9 X 11 X in Published: Septem Publisher: HarperCollins Language: English. The eponymous hero of this charming meta-fictional picture-book stands motionless as the text "Mervin the Sloth Is About To Do the Best Thing" slowly sinks down the page.

His fox friend is eager to see what he will do, and so too are the other animals who show up, one by one/5. In the sloth is about to do the best thing in the world and it is by Colleen Aye. and Ruth Chen now Re's a sloth and so is our friend Ben So he's going to join me today and there's also a lots and lots of characters in this book.

In this hilarious debut picture book, Mervin the Sloth stands silently as giant block letters, reading “Mervin the Sloth is about the do the best thing in the world!”, fall from the sky.

What is the best thing in the world. All the animals have their. Luckily, Mervin is there to give Amy just the right inspiration. A companion to Mervin the Sloth Is About to Do the Best Thing in the World, this funny-bone-tickling picture book brings back a cast of zany, irresistible animal friends and an inventive, playful format.

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Flying. Digging. Gazelling!Pages: Get this from a library. Mervin the sloth is about to do the best thing in the world. [Colleen A F Venable; Ruth Chan] -- "Mervin the Sloth very, very slowly reveals the best thing in the world--sharing good times with good friends" Mervin the Sloth Is about to Do the Best Thing in the World by Venable, Colleen AF available in Hardcover onalso read synopsis and reviews.

Mervin the Sloth is just standing there quietly when giant letters drop onto the page: "Mervin the. A slow-jam of a meta–picture book leads up to a best thing, indeed. Frontmatter shows the eponymous Mervin standing on the recto as the title slowly descends in large type from the top of the double-page spread.

Eventually a red panda enters on the verso and notices the textual announcement, which remains, dominating the background. Venable (Mervin the Sloth Is About to Do the Best Thing in the World) creates a remarkably full picture of Amanda’s life—family, school, church, baseball, the local music scene, and the.

Mervin the Sloth is about to do the best thing in the world. Can you guess what it is. #ReadAlong All the animals have their own ideas: “Flying!” says the bird.

“Gazelling!” says the. Mervin the Sloth Is About to Do the Best Thing in the World begins with Mervin, center page, slowly moving to the right with each page turn, as the title drops in from the top of the book over the course of a few pages.

A red panda, Mervin's friend, strolls onto the scene, taking excited notice of the falling title. Mervin the Sloth Is About to Do the Best Thing in the World (Book): Venable, Colleen A. F: "Mervin the Sloth very, very slowly reveals the best thing in the world--sharing good times with good friends"-- Provided by publisher.

Mervin the Sloth Is About to Do the Best Thing in the World (Picture Book): Venable, Colleen A. F.: "Mervin the Sloth very, very slowly reveals the best thing in the world--sharing good times with good friends"-- Provided by publisher.

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What is Mervin about to do. It doesn’t take long for all of Mervin’s exuberant animal friends to barge in with their own ideas. Flying. Digging!Pages: In this follow-up to their earlier picture-book collaboration, Mervin the Sloth Is About To Do the Best Thing in the World, author Colleen A.F.

Venable and illustrator Ruth Chan turn to Mervin's friend Amy, a red panda whom, the brief narrative informs us, is writing the best story in the world.4/5(1).

A paean to playfulness and following one’s own vision as essential to creativity. In this follow-up to Mervin the Sloth Is About to Do the Best Thing in the World (), the eponymous red panda attempts to write a story. A bevy of animals (who’ll be familiar to readers of the prior title) helpfully offer ideas, but their onslaught of input ends up paralyzing poor Amy rather than inspiring.

Ruth Chan thinks the best stories always have at least one character with googly eyes. She is the illustrator of Mervin the Sloth Is About to Do the Best Thing in the World and the creator of the Georgie and Friends picture books. She writes and illustrates her stories to the sound of her dog’s and cat’s snoring in Brooklyn, New York.A companion to Mervin the Sloth Is About to Do the Best Thing in the World, this funny-bone–tickling picture book brings back a cast of zany, irresistible animal friends and an inventive, playful format."Mervin the Sloth very, very slowly reveals the best thing in the world--sharing good times with good friends"-- Mervin the sloth is about to do the best thing in the world Venable, Colleen A.

F., author. Contributors: Chan, Ruth, illustrator.Book, 40 pages: Place Hold. 0 holds / 59 copies.