One day, a boy goes out for a walk. He encounters a dog, a cat, and a horse. The dog dares him to growl, the cat dares him to stretch, and the horse dares him to jump. "It’s simple," says Simon. Then he meets a tiger, who challenges him to all three dares, with increasing difficulty. Will the boy best the tiger, or the tiger best the boy?
Mary Ann Hoberman is the author of And to Think That We Thought That We’d Never Be Friends, A House if a House for Me, The Llama Who Had No Pajama and many other children’s books. She received the 2003 Award for… More about Mary Ann Hoberman