This Is a Ball | Harper Collins Australia

Books That Drive Kids Crazy, Book #1

This Is a Ball

by Beck Stanton Matt Stanton

On Sale: 01/04/2015


About the Book

For the giggling masses who love Herve Tullet's modern classic PRESS HERE and BJ Novak's #1 NYT bestseller THE BOOK WITH NO PICTURES comes this brilliant Australian book that will frustrate ... and delight!

For the Grown-Ups:

You know how you're right all the time? All. The. Time. Yes, well, it's time to give the kids a turn. Which is why everything you read in this book is going to be wrong. But that's okay, because the kids are going to correct you. And they're going to love it!

Ages: 4+


'The kids are having a ball (whoops, having fun) and a discussion is born.' 4 stars, GOOD READING

'our new family favourite ... a hilarious ride and one that adults and kids will both love' JAYEBYDAY.COM

'Funny, clever, deliciously dry... this book encourages kids to think outside the square, and hopefully, somewhere deep in that unlimited subconscious, understand that what we see is all about perception. What a powerful thought.' KIDS' BOOK REVIEW

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780733334351
  • ISBN 10: 0733334350
  • Imprint: ABC Books - AU
  • On Sale: 01/04/2015
  • Pages: 32
  • List Price: 19.99 AUD
  • Age: From 4 years
  • BISAC1: Children's, Teenage & educational / Picture books


Beck Stanton is a primary school teacher who has worked extensively with children throughout her teaching career and in roles that include before-and-after school care centre director, a nanny and youth and children's worker. 

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Matt Stanton is a bestselling children's author and illustrator, with half a million books in print. He is the co-creator of nine bestselling picture books, including the mega-hits, THERE IS A MONSTER UNDER MY BED WHO FARTS and THIS IS A BALL. He launched his much-anticipated middle-grade series, FUNNY KID, around the world in 2017, debuting as the #1 Aussie kids' book. 

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