Chu's Day

Chu's Day

Book - 2013
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"Chu is a little panda with a big sneeze. When Chu sneezes, bad things happen. Will Chu sneeze today?"--Dust jacket.
Publisher: New York : Harper, c2013.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780062017819
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Rex, Adam - Illustrator

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Mar 14, 2018

I enjoy Neil Gaiman, and this would be a cute and funny addition to anyone's collection.

Dec 29, 2017

Was pleasantly surprised this was by Neil Gaiman. My son thinks the story is entertaining, especially if you play up the sneeze parts.

ChristchurchKids Jun 27, 2016

Remember when that video of a sneezing baby panda swept the internet? This picture book (by superstar author Neil Gaiman) follows that idea to a delightfully absurd conclusion. A round little panda in an aviator helmet, Chu is hardly an imposing figure. But since "bad things happen" when he sneezes, Chu's every sniff is infused with suspense. Using a hyper-realistic style to depict a whimsical world, illustrator Adam Rex amps up both the humor and the eye-catching colors. Kids who fall in love with Chu won't want to miss his further exploits in Chu's First Day of School and Chu's Day at the Beach.

Feb 11, 2016

A quick read with great illustrations. Good for Toddlers and preschoolers. They really enjoy it if you ham it up and make a big deal of amost sneezing.

CRRL_CraigGraziano Jul 16, 2015

Chu is a young panda who has bad things happen when he sneezes. With this fact begins the suspenseful build towards the big event. Just how destructively massive will Chu's sneeze be? We go to a library with dusty books. Chu is able to restrain himself. We go to a diner with pepper in the air. Chu manages to hold back, but trouble begins to brew at the circus.

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May 08, 2015

The ending is too rush!

Apr 24, 2014

Cute, but the text is slight and relies too much on the illustrations. Also, Chu is a panda in image only. As far as the story goes he could just as easily be a human, a puppy, an elephant . . .

OranguTang Nov 12, 2013

I thought the story was going to be quite good; it really seemed to be building up steam but then the ending just flopped. I agree... disappointing.

KRockstar10 Nov 05, 2013

Disappointing, considering the author.

Feb 06, 2013

The actual story is run of the mill but the illustrations are really entertaining!


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